Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Tropical Cyclone IDAI in Mozambique (2019-03-15)


Activation time (UTC): 2019-03-15 10:04:00 Event time (UTC): 2019-03-15 03:00:00 Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)

Activation reason:
Tropical Cyclone IDAI made landfall during the night of 14 March at 23.30 UTC close to Beira City in central Mozambique. On 15 March at 0.00 UTC, its centre was located approximately 25 km north-west of the centre of Beira, with maximum sustained winds up to 167 km/h. Heavy rainfall, strong winds and storm surge affected the coastal area of the Sofala region, in particular Beira.

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How to cite
European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2019):  Tropical Cyclone IDAI in Mozambique (2019-03-15). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2019-03-15
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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-17.738261689° N, 37.073189665° E, -19.9037291391° S, 32.7427870156° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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