Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for LILI-19
in Timor-Leste, Indonesia

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone LILI-19 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000562
Name LILI-19
From - To 09 May - 10 May
Exposed countries Timor-Leste, Indonesia
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 83 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 0.5 m (09 May 12:00 UTC)
Vulnerability -- (Timor-Leste)

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  Wind Storm surge GDACS score
GDACS 83 km/h 0.5 m 0.5
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Indonesia, Timor-Leste - Tropical Cyclone LILI (ECHO 10 May 2019)Fri, 10 May 2019 13:00

  • A new Tropical Cyclone named LILI formed over the Timor Sea (Indian Ocean) on 9 May and started moving south. On 10 May at 0.00 UTC, its center was located approximately 200 km south-east of Letti Islands (southwestern Maluku Regency, eastern Indonesia) with maximum sustained winds of 74 km/h (Tropical Storm).
  • Over the next 48 hours, it is forecast to move west over the Timor Sea, slightly weakening. It could pass south of Timor-Leste on 11 March with maximum sustained winds up to 56 km/h.
  • According to the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB), as of 9 May, people have been displaced across the Letti Islands.
  • Over the next 24 hours, heavy rain with thunderstorms and strong winds are forecast over Letti Islands and Timor-Leste.
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Latest media headlines

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Cyclone Lili tracker: Storm BARRELS towards Indonesia - warnings issue ... Sat, 11 May 2019 05:08:00 +0200.

Tropical cyclone Lili is developing strong winds close to 50mph as it heads towards Indonesia. At 4pm today, the Joint Typhoon Warning Centre warned Lili had maximum sustained winds of up to 46 mph. The storm is located 323 miles north-nort
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Indonesia: Cyclone Lili causes floods, strong winds in MalukuFri, 10 May 2019 09:14:00 +0200.

Ivany Atina Arbi. The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said on Thursday that a tropical cyclone emerging from the Banda Sea in Maluku, called Lili, had just hit several villages hard in the form of severe rain and strong wind. Wat
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Cyclone Lili causes floods, strong winds in MalukuFri, 10 May 2019 05:41:00 +0200.

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) said on Thursday that a tropical cyclone emerging from the Banda Sea in Maluku, called Lili, had just hit several villages hard in the form of severe rain and strong wind. Water as deep as 1.5
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Cyclone Lili tracker: Storm BARRELS towards Indonesia - warnings issue ... Fri, 10 May 2019 00:47:00 +0200.

Tropical cyclone Lili is developing strong winds close to 50mph as it heads towards Indonesia. At 4pm today, the Joint Typhoon Warning Centre warned Lili had maximum sustained winds of up to 46 mph. The storm is located 323 miles north-nort
...(more)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (129), (2), DesInventar (1), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), ECMWF (6), HWRF (3), GFS (3), INFORM (2),