orange alert for cyclone ISAAC-12 in Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, United States, Jamaica, Bahamas, Puerto Rico: 0 people in Cat1(120km/h), 45.6million in TD, 0 in storm surge.

By Newsroom America Feeds at 23 Aug 2012

GDACS Tropical Cyclone Impact Report Orange alert for Tropical Cyclone ISAAC-12 for Haiti, Cuba, United States, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Bahamas
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Legend: areas affected by winds of 39mph (green), 58mph (orange) and 74mph (red); shaded area is uncertainty cone of forecasted cyclone path.
Legend: areas affected by winds of 39mph (green), 58mph (orange) and 74mph (red); blue area is heavy rainfall >100mm/6hr (source: eTRaP)
Legend: areas affected by potential rainfall accumulation > 50mm/24hr (NASA TRMM real-time rainfall product). Rainfall > 90mm/24h are in red (source: NASA TRMM) Alert level: orange for Haiti, Cuba, United States, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Bahamas

This tropical cyclone can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the affected population in the past and forecasted path.

In particular Haiti, Cuba, United States, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Bahamas are affected by high winds up to 111km/h (30 m/s or 68mph).

Current storm status

Analysis based on advisory number 11 for ISAAC-12, published on 8/23/2012 21:00 UTC

The storm is: active Current country: Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico Current position: -67.11, 16 Alert level at current position: orange Basin: Atlantic Current strength: Tropical Storm Current maximum sustained wind speed: 17 m/s, 34 kt

GDACS report created on 8/23/2012 11:40:14 PM.

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For more details on rainfall, please go to the full report on the GDACS website Logistics information

Below is a list of airports that are selected according to their suitability for cargo plane landing. The criteria considered are runway paving and length (source: Aircraft Charter World). Always check runway conditions beforehand.

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While we try everything to ensure accuracy, this information is purely indicative and should not be used for any decision making without alternate sources of information. The JRC is not responsible for any damage or loss resulting from the use of the information presented on this website.

Information related to the track has been collected from official bulletins distributed by regional tropical cyclones monitoring authorities by the Pacific Disaster Center. The impact analysis is performed by the Joint Research Center of the European Commission.

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