Initial Situation Overview - Report

Hazard Type: Tropical Depression

Date of Publish: 05 February 2018


Overview


A tropical depression moved over the Solomon Island on Wednesday 24 January, causing high winds and heavy rain throughout the weekend. The highest cumulative rainfall (estimated to be between 450mm-670mm) occurred between the 24-28 January in 29 wards, across Central, Western, Malaita, Isabel and Guadalcanal provinces. The overall impacts of the event are minimal. The most commonly reported damaged was that of detached roofs due to strong winds, specifically in Renn-bell, Guadalcanal, Makira, and Malaita. Heavy rain also has impacts on food gardens, water systems, and critical infrastructures through flooding and landslides

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