Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Tropical cyclone Debbie in Australia (2017-03-28)


Activation time (UTC): 2017-03-28 12:39:00 Event time (UTC): 2017-03-27 23:00:00 Event type: Wind storm

Activation reason:
The Tropical cyclone Debbie made landfall on March 28, 2017 in northeast Australia's Queensland state as a category 4 storm (with wind speeds of 240km/h). Extensive coastal inundation is already occurring and some communities have been evacuated. More intense flooding is expected as the cyclone moves inland.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  Tropical cyclone Debbie in Australia (2017-03-28). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-03-28
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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-19.6099269924° N, 153.637152671° E, -29.0821759256° S, 147.339042033° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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