Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for ITA-14
in Australia

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone ITA-14 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 44373
Name ITA-14
From - To 05 Apr - 14 Apr
Exposed countries Australia
Exposed population 100 thousand in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 249 km/h Category 4
Maximum storm surge 1.8 m (11 Apr 14:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Low (Australia)

GDACS Score

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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 249 km/h 1.8 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
GFS n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
ECMWF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
Beta Version - All weather systems in the area: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 107 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

World WeatherwatchThu, 17 Apr 2014 22:34:00 +0200.

The Solomon Islands, east of Papua New Guinea in the western Pacific, suffered a cruel series of natural hazards last week. A strong 7.6 magnitude earthquake, with attendant tsunami warning, struck on Sunday. Mercifully, a tsunami did not m
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Oregon weather watch: NASA's fascinating Earth views from spaceThu, 17 Apr 2014 16:51:00 +0200.

Looking at Earth from space is endlessly fascinating, and weather -- along with erupting volcanoes, geologic features, wildfires and icepacks -- is often featured on Here's a sampling of some recent images: --Five volcanoes erupting at once
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Solomon Islands: Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Sna ... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:48:00 +0200.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: China, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands SOLOMON ISLANDS Twelve days after severe flooding devastated Honiara and greater Guadalcanal, around 9,00
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Twin Powerful Quakes Strike Solomon Islands, No Tsunami Threat to U.S. ... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 04:33:00 +0200.

Solomon Islands has been struck by twin powerful quakes on Sunday. A 7.6 tremor woke the residents of Solomon's capital Honiara early Sunday. The second, also powerful 7.5, struck almost at midnight. Reports of casualties and damages have y
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (44), (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),