DATASET

Tropical Cyclone Yasa in Fiji (2020-12-18)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2020-12-18 09:09:00
Event time (UTC): 2020-12-17 07:00:00
Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)

Activation reason:
Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Yasa, the second major tropical cyclone to make landfall this year, hit Fiji’s second largest island – Vanua Levu – on 17 December unleashing winds as high as 350 km/h. While it was fast approaching Suva in the South-East of the main island Viti Levu, it passed at around 130 km from Suva, weakening on 18 December rapidly into a category 4 system at 6am and further downgraded into a category 3 system at 9am. The TC Yasa is currently heading towards Tonga. Samoa has also reported damages due to floods.

Reference products: 0
Delineation products: 0
Grading products: 10

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Contact

Email
jrc-ems-rapidmapping (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2020): Tropical Cyclone Yasa in Fiji (2020-12-18). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/287bba15-857c-4f89-ab87-63199567c245

Keywords

CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus EMS Emergency Copernicus Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Emergency Management EMSR489 Fiji FJI Storm Rapid Mapping Mapping

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR489]: Tropical Cyclone Yasa in Fiji (2020-12-18)
URL 
  • All maps produced in scope of this Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping activation downloadable as georeferenced PDFs, TIFFs and JPEGs together with relevant vector data (SHP, KML) as well.

Spatial coverage

Type Value
GML
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GEO
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GEO
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Lineage information

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-05-13
Modified date
2021-05-13
Issued date
2020-12-18
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR489 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/287bba15-857c-4f89-ab87-63199567c245
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