Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for ANN-19

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000563
Name ANN-19
From - To 11 May - 14 May
Exposed countries Off-shore
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 102 km/h Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 0.7 m (14 May 19:00 UTC)
Vulnerability --


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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 102 km/h 0.7 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 122 km/h 0.4 m n.a. 0.5
GFS 115 km/h 0.6 m 597 mm 0.5
ECMWF 94 km/h 0.5 m 363 mm 0.5
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Australia - Tropical Cyclone ANN Update (ECHO 15 May 2019)Wed, 15 May 2019 13:06

  • Tropical depression ANN made landfall in the early morning of 15 May close to Lockhart River in eastern Cape York Peninsula (Queensland), dissipating soon after. 
  • Th residual weather system will move west-northwest into eastern Gulf of Carpentaria.
  • Strong wind warnings have been issued for coastal areas. Moderate rainfall, wind and thunderstorms are forecast for north-eastern Cape York Peninsula over 15-16 May.
Australia - Tropical Cyclone ANN (ECHO 14 May 2019)Tue, 14 May 2019 13:01

  • Tropical Cyclone ANN's centre was located approximately 420 km north-east of the city of Cairns (Cairns Region, Queensland State) on 14 May 0.00 UTC with maximum sustained winds of 74 km/h (tropical storm).
  • It is expected to make landfall on the eastern Cape York Peninsula (northern Queensland) close to the town of Coen on 15 May, with maximum sustained winds up to 65 km/h.
  • According to the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology (BOM), ANN will bring heavy rainfall and strong winds along north-eastern Queensland coast, between Lockhart River and Townsville municipalities on 15-16 May. 
Australia - Tropical Cyclone ANN (ECHO 13 May 2019)Mon, 13 May 2019 13:01

  • Tropical Cyclone ANN formed in the Coral Sea and on 13 Mat at 0.00 UTC was located 900 km east-northeast of Cairns with maximum sustained winds of 93 km/h (tropical storm).
  • It is forecast to weaken slightly before making landfall on the eastern Cape York Peninsula on 15 May, with maximum sustained winds up to 75 km/h.
  • Over the next 24 hours, heavy rain and strong winds are forecast over the eastern coast of northern Queensland and a strong wind warning has been issued for the Cape York Peninsula.
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