GDACS is a cooperation framework between the United Nations, the European Commission and disaster managers worldwide to improve alerts, information exchange and coordination in the first phase after major sudden-onset disasters.

Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for ZANE-13
in Australiafrom 30 Apr 2013 00:00 UTC to 18:00
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

Tropical Cyclone ZANE-13 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 3: (01 May 2013 01:05).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 120 km/h)
  • from 30 Apr 2013 00:00 UTC to 18:00
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 30 Apr 2013 23:05:04 UTC
  • Vulnerability: Low

Extreme Rain

Potential rainfall is calculated based on rainfall observed by several microwave satellite sensors.

The image shows the total rainfall accumulation associated with the cyclone.

Storm surge

The maximum Storm surge height is  0.2m in Running Creek, Australia. This height is estimated for 01 May 2013 23:00:00.

References

Known identifiers for this event: sh2313 (jtwcId) SH232013 (noaaId)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 1 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Cape York town braced for Zane
Wed, 01 May 2013 03:08:00 +0200   news_com_au (en)

CYCLONE Zane is expected to hit far northern Queensland, bringing a dangerous storm tide, heavy rain and winds up to 160km/h.

People and organisations:

More news...

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (114), (2), JTWC (3), BOM (1), NASA (1), NOAA (4), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),

Access resources: List or RSS RSS


Further information and official advisories can be found at the Severe Weather Information Centre of the World Meteorological Organization, by clicking on the Tropical Cyclone symbols on the world map of the site.