Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for JOYCE-18
in Australia

Current storm status

This tropical cyclone is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the affected population in the past and forecasted path.

Up to 54000 people can be affected by wind speeds of tropical storm strength or above.

Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is: No people affected
Maximum windspeed: 93 km/h
Vulnerability of affected countries: Low

Bulletin Timeline

Advisory Alert color Date (UTC) Category Wind speed Wind gusts Population affected
by cyclone winds (>120km/h)
Location (lat, lon)
11
GREEN
12 Jan 2018 06:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) km/h ( mph) no people -19.8, 120.6
12
GREEN
12 Jan 2018 12:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) km/h ( mph) no people -20.3, 119.8
12
GREEN
13 Jan 2018 00:00 Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) km/h ( mph) no people -21.8, 118.4
12
GREEN
13 Jan 2018 12:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) km/h ( mph) no people -23.9, 116.8
12
GREEN
14 Jan 2018 00:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) km/h ( mph) no people -26.2, 115.2

Wind

Up to 54000 people can be affected by wind speeds of tropical storm strength or above.

Affected countries

Country
Australia

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Western Australia Australia 1.6 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Mount Goldsworthy Western Australia Australia City - 30 km
South Hedland Western Australia Australia City - 126 km
Wedgefield Western Australia Australia City - 127 km
Port Hedland Western Australia Australia City 14000 people 127 km
Wittenoom Gorge Western Australia Australia City - 264 km
Tom Price Western Australia Australia City - 337 km
Broome Western Australia Australia City 13000 people 365 km
Derby Western Australia Australia City - 522 km

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Mt. Goldsworthy GLY unknown 0 28 km
Pardoo PRD unknown 0 29 km
Shay Gap SGP unknown 0 37 km
Muccan MUQ unknown 0 44 km
Wallal WLA unknown 0 107 km
Marble Bar MBB unknown 0 108 km
Warrawagine WRW unknown 0 119 km
Mandora MQA unknown 0 120 km
Port Hedland PHE 10 Civ. Paved Yes 8200 123 km
Shaw River SWB unknown 0 142 km
Nullagine NLL unknown 0 166 km
Woodie Woodie WWI unknown 0 210 km
Nifty NIF 295 0 241 km
Roy Hill RHL unknown 0 259 km
Wittenoom Gorge WIT unknown 0 266 km
Coolawanyah COY unknown 0 269 km
Roebourne RBU unknown 0 281 km
Telfer TEF 295 Civ. Paved Yes 6500 297 km
Tom Price TPR unknown 0 341 km
Broome BME 17 Civ. Paved Yes 7800 365 km
Paraburdoo PBO 429 Civ. Paved Yes 6900 382 km
Carroll 91 Civ. Paved Yes 10000 520 km
Derby DRB 7 Civ. Paved Yes 5600 520 km
Gascoyne Junction GSC unknown 0 707 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Port Hedland AUPHE Coral Sea Islands 128 km
Lagrange Coral Sea Islands 267 km
Port Walcott AUPWL Coral Sea Islands 273 km
Point Samson AUPSM Coral Sea Islands 274 km
Roebourne AURBU Coral Sea Islands 277 km
Broome AUBME Coral Sea Islands 362 km
Beagle Bay Coral Sea Islands 470 km
Derby AUDRB Coral Sea Islands 523 km
Cape Leveque Coral Sea Islands 553 km
Yampi Sound Coral Sea Islands 615 km
Yampi AUYAM Coral Sea Islands 619 km
Hamelin Pool Coral Sea Islands 862 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Poongkaliyarra Harding Harding 1985 290 km

StormSurge

The maximum Storm surge height is  1.0m in Thangoo, Australia. This height is estimated for 11 Jan 2018 18:00:00.

Date Name Country Alert Storm surge height (m)
11 Jan 2018 18:00:00 Thangoo Australia  1.0m
11 Jan 2018 02:00:00 Derby Australia  0.9m
11 Jan 2018 18:00:00 Broome Australia  0.7m
11 Jan 2018 18:00:00 Waterbank Australia  0.6m
11 Jan 2018 17:00:00 Kennedys Cottage Australia  0.6m
10 Jan 2018 22:00:00 Pender Australia  0.5m
11 Jan 2018 01:00:00 Kollan I Australia  0.4m
12 Jan 2018 14:00:00 Condon Australia  0.3m
11 Jan 2018 05:00:00 Larrakeyah Australia  0.2m
11 Jan 2018 05:00:00 Nightcliff Australia  0.2m
11 Jan 2018 05:00:00 Fannie Bay Australia  0.2m
11 Jan 2018 05:00:00 Parap Australia  0.2m
11 Jan 2018 05:00:00 Darwin Australia  0.2m
11 Jan 2018 05:00:00 Ludmilla Australia  0.2m
11 Jan 2018 05:00:00 Bagot Australia  0.2m
11 Jan 2018 05:00:00 Leanyer Australia  0.2m

Rainfall

Rainfall accumulation of the past 24h, as detected by the Global Precipitation Measurement mission of NASA. For more information, see https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/GPM/main/index.html.

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