Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Tropical Cyclone in Viti Levu (2016-02-19)


Activation time (UTC): 2016-02-19 20:51:00 Event time (UTC): 2016-02-19 00:00:00 Event type: Wind storm

Activation reason:
On 19 February at 0.00 (UTC), Tropical Cyclone WINSTON had max. sustained winds of 204 km/h and its centre was located 130 km north-west of Vava'u (Tonga). It is forecast to continue moving throughout the group of islands of Lau, Kandavu and close to Viti Levu, still as an intense Tropical Cyclone. Based on this forecast, heavy rains, strong winds and storm surge may affect Viti Levu (Fiji) on 20 February.

Reference maps produced: 9 Delineation maps produced: 0 Grading maps produced: 12

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2016):  Tropical Cyclone in Viti Levu (2016-02-19). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2016-02-19
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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-17.236930693° N, 179.44993932° E, -17.8169208947° S, 177.364565729° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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