Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for TWO-13

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone TWO-13 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

Name TWO-13
From - To 19 Feb - 21 Feb
Exposed countries Off-shore
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 64 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge n.a.
Vulnerability -- ()


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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 64 km/h n.a. 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.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 37 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Boston Grapples With The Threat Of Storms And Rising WaterSat, 23 Feb 2013 00:13:00 +0100.

Hurricane Sandy was a wake-up call for the Eastern Seaboard — especially Boston, where flooding rivers can meet a surging ocean, all in Boston Harbor. So what's a city to do? Retreat from the water or better shield buildings from flooding.
Family hit twiceFri, 22 Feb 2013 21:57:00 +0100.

A FAMILY in Lovu, Lautoka is pondering its future after being hit twice by natural disasters in the space of two months.
Crising leave 4 dead, 2 missing, said NDRRMCFri, 22 Feb 2013 19:47:00 +0100.

Four have been reported dead while two have been missing due to tropical depression “Crising” on Friday, data from the weather and disaster bureaus showed.
Astrophile: Icy Titan spawns tropical cyclonesFri, 22 Feb 2013 19:28:00 +0100.

Saturn's frigid moon Titan may be the only world apart from Earth to experience these miniature hurricanes powered by its methane-ethane lakes

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: JRC (75), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (1), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), INFORM (2),