2009-03-11 Typhoon in Australia on 11 March, 2009

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Typhoon
  • Country: Australia
  • Occurrence Date (UTC):
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 11 March, 2009
  • Requester: Geoscience Australia (GA)
  • Escalation to the International Charter:
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

About 20 tonnes of fuel oil from a damaged cargo ship Pacific Adventurer is heading for the Sunshine Coast. The Ship also lost 31 Containers overboard these conrtainers were filled with Ammonium Nitrate.
Source: http://www.abc.net.au/news