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Tropical cyclone Domoina (1984) - MyFundi From myfundi .co .za - April 25, 2012 3:15 AM This article documents the events that took place on January 30 and 31, 1984, when a tropical cyclone - "Domoina" - tore through southern Mozambique, northeastern South Africa and Swaziland, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. Copies. PICS: The wrath of Domoina – 1984 as compared to recent floods. The most popular one is the flooding of the Black Sea. The name field is required. Flood waters also strip the ground of needed nutrients. [22] Local governments coordinated relief efforts in the country, including delivering food and providing shelter for those who lost their homes. [1] The rains led to rivers bursting their banks, which isolated tens of thousands of people. [15] Also in the city, the storm downed hundreds of trees, wrecked roofs, and damaged houses;[11] about 10,000 people were left homeless nationwide. Point and diffuse source phosphorus loading of rivers and impoundments in the Durban-Pietermaritzburg region by Dallas Anne Kroger 117 1981. Documentation of the March-May 1981 floods in the South Eastern Cape. [11] After flooding occurred further south in South Africa, waters were released from the Pongolapoort Dam without warning. The structure of the report follows the hydrological cycle with chapters devoted to rainfall, evaporation, runoff and water storage in surface reservoirs and aquifers. Property above the permanent Corps of Engineers High Water Mark. The next day, Domonia crossed into Swaziland and subsequently into eastern South Africa, weakening into a tropical depression while passing near Durban. | [FLOO] Anonymous, | 1984. Uothing certain can be said about the risk of repetition of … »More detailed [4] On January 19, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC)[nb 3] began warning on Domoina, designating it Tropical Cyclone 14S. They lengthened slowly, however, and the scene expressed that sense of leisure still to come which is perhaps the chief source of one’s enjoyment of such a scene at such an hour. | Floods ravage sugar areas / Umfolozi reels under impact of ‘Cyclone Demoina’ / Ministers see vast toll of flood damage / Flood causes ruin and big cane losses / Pongola - a scene of The South African government declared Natal a disaster area. aggravating factors, extent and effects of the flood, to document the hazard and vulnerability, and various capacities of the community; to study the local knowledge, practices and beliefs in the community; to formulate community based plans for flood mitigation and flood disaster risk reduction. [2] Around that time, Météo-France (MFR)[nb 2] estimated winds of about 65 km/h (40 mph). South Africa. [11] There was widespread crop damage in Mozambique, affecting 350,000 farmers,[17] and flooding about 250,000 ha (620,000 acres) of fields. 48/52 Bible, Swarthmore College, McCabe Library, BS75 1200z, fols. It shows where these disparate records come from by grouping them by creator rather than by subject. The greatest flood disaster in the history of Tulsa, Oklahoma occurred during 8 hours from 2030 hours May 26 to 0430 hours May 27, 1984, as a result of intense rainfall centered over the metropolitan area. The program was originally released in June 1977, revised in August 1979, May 1983, February 1984, Severe Tropical Storm Domoina in 1984 caused 100 year floods in South Africa and record rainfall in Swaziland. [nb 1] After crossing the country, Domoina strengthened in the Mozambique Channel to peak 10 minute sustained winds of 95 km/h (60 mph). LOCATION SHELF NO STATUS Cullen Govt 4 TC 519.S7 SOU : NON-CIRCULATIN : Description: 1 v. (various pagings). 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Kirstie Flood, 29, was charged with two counts of felony murder and one count each of malice murder, aggravated battery, and first-degree cruelty to children, WSB-TV reported.. http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat> ; http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/36388753#PublicationEvent\/pretoria_dept_of_water_affairs_directorate_of_hydrology_1985>. Get facts and information about floods and flooding from National Geographic Asset 5 January many Anuak also prepare some land in the dried up backswamps for the cultivation of the spring crops. 2. Regional maximum peaks in Southern Africa, Department of Water Affairs Documentation of the 1984 Domoina floods. Please enter your name. Farm lands and roads were destroyed – 1984. In response, the late 1960s brought Presidential Executive Order 11296 espousing floodplain management and the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, which made federally subsidized flood insurance available to communities that agreed to adopt minimum … Would you also like to submit a review for this item? 28. tammikuuta se rantautui Intian valtamereltä Mosambikiin, josta se siirtyi etelämmäksi. Flood plains are often attractive areas for human development and a vast share of the world’s population depends, whether directly or indirectly, on a number of key natural resources that are generally provided by floodplains. Anonymous, | 1984. Throughout the region, Domoina caused widespread flooding that damaged houses, roads, and crops, leaving about $199 million in damage. Cyclone Domoina - debris left upstream side of Usutu River. [11] In part due to Domoina as well as the previously occurring drought, the economy of Swaziland stagnated through 1985. Widespread crop damage occurred along the Umfolozi river plains after being covered by up to 1 m (3.3 ft) of sediment. Flooding caused the Pongolapoort Dam to reach 87% of its capacity; when waters were released to maintain the structural integrity, additional flooding occurred in Mozambique, forcing thousands to evacuate. [12] The floods were so strong that they washed a boat from Lake St. Lucia to a point 16 km (9.9 mi) away. The effects of floods on human well-being range from unqualified blessings to catastrophes. Department of Water Affairs. And then, in January 1984, Tropical Cyclone Domoina struck in Southern Mozambique and crossed westwards into Swaziland. 1. Documentation of the March-May 1981 floods in the South Eastern Cape. heavy rainfall in South Africa and the only cyclone-centre to penetrate the country was that of Domoina. In South Africa, rainfall peaked at 950 mm (37 in), which flooded 29 river basins, notably the Pongola River which altered its course after the storm. The floods closed at least 20 major roads and the country’s primary airport and most schools nationwide. About Tutorial Glossary Documents Images Maps Google Earth ... the major tropical cyclones that struck Mozambique between 1984 and 2000 (Domoina, Filao, Eline and Hudah). Floods are among Earth's most common–and most destructive–natural hazards. Shelf # TC 519.S7 SOU: Publisher: Pretoria: The Dept, 1989. oa Civil Engineer in South Africa - The Mfolozi flood of 31 January 1984 : Cyclone Domoina . by S. Mason-Williams by S. Mason-Williams 118 1984 . In 1999, IAHS, UNESCO and WMO agreed that the time was right to bring the Catalogue up to date, it being noted that Rodier & Roche considered an interval of 20 years to be appropriate for a future edition. There were 242 deaths in southeastern Africa. Series : Technical reports (South Africa. WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Please enter recipient e-mail address(es). The channel and its regulation works were finished in 1984. Don't have an account? [21] High rains in the mountains caused the largest flood to date along the Pongola River. Widespread flooding hits Kuwait after 6 months' worth of rain in several days. Tropical Storm Domoina Explained Severe Tropical Storm Domoina in 1984 caused 100 year floods in South Africa and record rainfall in Swaziland. [D B Du Plessis; South Africa. Source : Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese, Volume 26, Issue 3, Mar 1984, p. 116 - 117 Keyword(s) : 1984 , Cyclone Domoina , Flood water , KwaZulu-Natal , Mfolozi catchment and Mfolozi flood On January 21, Domoina struck eastern Madagascar, the third storm in six weeks to affect the nation; collectively, the storms caused 42 deaths and $25 million in damage (1984 USD). The E-mail Address(es) field is required. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Your request to send this item has been completed. Floods are among Earth's most common–and most destructive–natural hazards. [2] The storm caused heavy damage in Marovoay, which was later affected by Cyclone Kamisy. Department of Water Affairs. [4], Throughout its path, Domoina left thousands of people homeless,[7] and caused widespread flooding due to drawing moisture from the Indian Ocean and the Mozambique channel. [13] Transport was disrupted in the northern and southern portion of the country. About 119,000 tons of fruits, vegetables, and other crops were wrecked, consisting of much of the summer crop, and about 5,000 cattle died. With a ridge to the north, the storm tracked generally westward and later southwestward. The Amcor Dam road (Umfolozi Street) underwater – 2017. In many parts of the world, flooding is a major problem. High flows often result in inundation as flat channel gradients mean that the transition beyond bank- full is rapid (PBA 2007). The subject field is required. After an extended drought, many farmers had moved closer to river beds, making their fields more vulnerable. The cyclones Domoina and Imboa struck the St Lucia area in January/February 1984. This article documents the events that took place on January 30 and 31, 1984, when a tropical cyclone - "Domoina" - tore through southern Mozambique, northeastern South Africa and Swaziland, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. With a ridge to the north, the storm tracked generally westward and later southwestward. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. [17] About 10,000 citrus trees were destroyed, and crop damage was estimated at $2.5 million. Heavy rains have fallen over the past few days in Kuwait, resulting in flooded roads, schools, homes, and hospitals. You may send this item to up to five recipients. This bibliography is designed to situate the records used in The Flood of 1915 virtual exhibit in their larger context. [19] There were initial difficulties in determining the extent of the damage due to cut communications and disrupted transportation. Various countries and United Nations agencies provided about $1.01 million in cash and supplies to Swaziland. [20] Workers also quickly restored the downed power lines. | Floods aftermath: warning of more damage to canefields if Umfolozi floods, Natal Farmer, May 1984, p. 4. Assessment has been based on aerial and ground observations, litter studies in an Avicennia marina (Forssk.) Please enter the subject. Documentation, Flood of May 27, 1984 Tulsa, Oklahoma, Metropolitan Area (Book) Technical report (South Africa. | Floods aftermath: warning of more damage to canefields if Umfolozi floods, Natal Farmer, May 1984, p. 4. [24], Following the storm in South Africa, workers restored the original course of the Umfolozi River after it had moved. This collection not only documents the disaster and subsequent reconstruction, but also includes photographs of Thistle before the disaster. The regular seasonal spring floods of the Nile River prior [11], Later, the storm dropped heavy rainfall in Swaziland, reaching 906 mm (35.7 in) at Piggs Peak; there, rainfall reached 615 mm (24.2 in) in a one-day period. Cyclone Domoina tore through Northern KwaZulu-Natal in 1984. [13] The storm left the capital Maputo without clean water for several days after a pumping station was damaged,[8][13] and the main harbor in the city was closed. [4] On January 21, the storm made landfall just south of Tamatave in southeastern Madagascar. [11] About 500 people were left homeless in the small nation,[18] after many homes were damaged or destroyed. Floods in the country destroyed over 50 small dams and left widespread crop damage just before the summer harvest. 600 mm of rain fell in 24 hours, resulting in widespread flooding that removed vast areas of topsoil and destroying roads, bridges and housing across the northeastern South Africa, southern Mozambique and Swaziland. In the latter city, a station recorded winds of 100 km/h (62 mph). [22] The South African Weather Bureau considered Domoina as the "first tropical cyclone in recent history to have caused flooding and extensive damage. One road in the country was converted into a makeshift landing strip to allow helicopters and planes to drop off emergency supplies. of Water Affairs, Directorate of Hydrology ;\n, # Technical report (South Africa. An area of about 107,000 km2 (41,000 sq mi) received 370 mm (15 in) of rainfall. There had been a planned release of water from the Pongolapoort Dam in March 1984 to provide adequate water to the floodplain, but Domoina prevented this from occurring. The JTWC discontinued advisories on January 29 when the storm was near the border of Mozambique and Swaziland. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.. Note: COMPILED BY: D.B. The report documents the drought in a water resources framework and its development, duration and severity are examined with particular reference to regional variations in intensity. December 1983 and January 1984 brought unusually cold weather to Lemhi County and the town of Salmon, Idaho where the Salmon and Lemhi rivers meet. The fourth named storm of the season, Domoina developed on January 16 off the northeast coast of Madagascar. Two days later, the JTWC estimated peak 10 minute winds of 100 km/h (65 mph). heavy rainfall in South Africa and the only cyclone-centre to penetrate the country was that of Domoina. The fourth named storm of the season, Domoina developed on January 16 off the northeast coast of Madagascar. DOCUMENTATION 1984 DOMOINA FLOODS – DWA Home Page. [17], While Domoina was moving through South Africa, it drew an area of moisture from the northeast,[1] which produced heavy rainfall that peaked at 950 mm (37 in) between Richards Bay and Sodwana Bay. Dept. http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85049168> ; http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/sa>, http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780621096521>, http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/36388753>. The South African Red Cross provided food to storm victims, many of whom were beneficiaries of the food program during the extended drought. Get this from a library! [10] Domoina was the third storm to strike the country in a six-week period, after cyclones Andry and Caboto. (not yet rated) | [FLOO] Anonymous, | 1984. Significant tropical cyclones that had such an effect on South Africa was Domoina which occurred in January 1984, Imboa in February 1984 … Documentation, Flood of May 27, 1984 Tulsa, Oklahoma, Metropolitan Area (Book) [1] That day, it organized enough to warrant a satellite-based Dvorak rating of T2.5, prompting the Réunion Meteorological Service to name it Domoina. 1r and 4v Swarthmore College has only one Medieval manuscript in its collections, but it is a little gem: a (probably) Parisian pocket Bible of the 1250s, acquired by the College at auction in 1984 and subsequently rebound. And then, in January 1984, Tropical Cyclone Domoina struck in Southern Mozambique and crossed westwards into Swaziland. Published on Mar 1, 2017 In February 1984 a one in hundred year cyclone hit the East coast of Africa and had a devastating effect from Mozambique to South Africa … Research in progress at the time made it possible to assess some of the effects of these cyclones on the mangrove communities of the St Lucia Estuary. The storm moved south and for the following five days torrential rain fell over Mozambique, northern KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Swaziland, reaching as far south as Durban. Floods in the country destroyed over 50 small dams and left widespread crop damage just before the summer harvest. The infamous Domoina, although only reaching tropical storm strength, passed over southern Mozambique and made a … Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. ... 1984. The heavy rainfall saw some of the rivers in Swaziland rise 30 m (98 ft) in a few hours! Lund; Source : Civil Engineer in South Africa, Volume 26, Issue 3, Mar 1984, p. 116 - 117 Access full text Article Download . To send this article to your Kindle, first ensure no-reply@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage … Members of the Mozambique Red Cross helped distribute food and clothing to the affected residents, and planes helped drop off supplies to residents in isolated areas. of Water Affairs, Directorate of Hydrology ;\" ; Technical report (South Africa. Pretoria : Dept. [17] Floods affected the railroad connecting Maputo to South Africa, disrupted the construction of a dam, and damaged portions of a bridge near Boane. Disrupted transport left areas isolated for several days. You can easily create a free account. Weather Underground provides tracking maps, 5-day forecasts, computer models, satellite imagery and detailed storm statistics for tracking and forecasting Tropical Storm Domoina Tracker. [16] The storm damaged 28 pumping stations nationwide and destroyed over 50 small dams. Flood, high-water stage in which water overflows its natural or artificial banks onto normally dry land, such as a river inundating its floodplain. This document prepared exclusively in the USA General Information Flood.Corps of Engineers David A. Domina Brian E. Jorde DOMINALAW Group pc llo 2425 S. 144th Street, Omaha, NE 68144 (402) 493-4100 ddomina@dominalaw.com bjorde@dominalaw.com Five Categories of Properties 1. [2], While crossing Madagascar on a westward trajectory, Domonia weakened; JTWC estimated the winds decreased to 55 km/h (35 mph), after earlier estimating winds of 95 km/h (60 mph) before landfall. Division of Hydrology.] On January 28, the storm made landfall in southern Mozambique, and slowly weakened over land. The most common classifications are a 10-year flood, a 50-year flood, and a 100-year flood. Domoina crossed into Swaziland and later eastern South Africa before dissipating on February 2. The United Nations Department of Humanitarian Affairs provided $20,000. 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At the lake, the floods washed away a dredge and severely damaged a nearly-finished canal from the lake to the Umfolozi River. In Mozambique, Domoina dropped heavy rainfall in the capital Maputo that accounted for 40% of the annual total. Tropical cyclone Domoina (1984) - MyFundi From myfundi .co .za - April 25, 2012 3:15 AM This article documents the events that took place on January 30 and 31, 1984, when a tropical cyclone - "Domoina" - tore through southern Mozambique, northeastern South Africa and Swaziland, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. Copies. PICS: The wrath of Domoina – 1984 as compared to recent floods. The most popular one is the flooding of the Black Sea. The name field is required. Flood waters also strip the ground of needed nutrients. [22] Local governments coordinated relief efforts in the country, including delivering food and providing shelter for those who lost their homes. [1] The rains led to rivers bursting their banks, which isolated tens of thousands of people. [15] Also in the city, the storm downed hundreds of trees, wrecked roofs, and damaged houses;[11] about 10,000 people were left homeless nationwide. Point and diffuse source phosphorus loading of rivers and impoundments in the Durban-Pietermaritzburg region by Dallas Anne Kroger 117 1981. Documentation of the March-May 1981 floods in the South Eastern Cape. [11] After flooding occurred further south in South Africa, waters were released from the Pongolapoort Dam without warning. The structure of the report follows the hydrological cycle with chapters devoted to rainfall, evaporation, runoff and water storage in surface reservoirs and aquifers. Property above the permanent Corps of Engineers High Water Mark. The next day, Domonia crossed into Swaziland and subsequently into eastern South Africa, weakening into a tropical depression while passing near Durban. | [FLOO] Anonymous, | 1984. Uothing certain can be said about the risk of repetition of … »More detailed [4] On January 19, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC)[nb 3] began warning on Domoina, designating it Tropical Cyclone 14S. They lengthened slowly, however, and the scene expressed that sense of leisure still to come which is perhaps the chief source of one’s enjoyment of such a scene at such an hour. | Floods ravage sugar areas / Umfolozi reels under impact of ‘Cyclone Demoina’ / Ministers see vast toll of flood damage / Flood causes ruin and big cane losses / Pongola - a scene of The South African government declared Natal a disaster area. aggravating factors, extent and effects of the flood, to document the hazard and vulnerability, and various capacities of the community; to study the local knowledge, practices and beliefs in the community; to formulate community based plans for flood mitigation and flood disaster risk reduction. [2] Around that time, Météo-France (MFR)[nb 2] estimated winds of about 65 km/h (40 mph). South Africa. [11] There was widespread crop damage in Mozambique, affecting 350,000 farmers,[17] and flooding about 250,000 ha (620,000 acres) of fields. 48/52 Bible, Swarthmore College, McCabe Library, BS75 1200z, fols. It shows where these disparate records come from by grouping them by creator rather than by subject. The greatest flood disaster in the history of Tulsa, Oklahoma occurred during 8 hours from 2030 hours May 26 to 0430 hours May 27, 1984, as a result of intense rainfall centered over the metropolitan area. The program was originally released in June 1977, revised in August 1979, May 1983, February 1984, Severe Tropical Storm Domoina in 1984 caused 100 year floods in South Africa and record rainfall in Swaziland. [nb 1] After crossing the country, Domoina strengthened in the Mozambique Channel to peak 10 minute sustained winds of 95 km/h (60 mph). 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Kirstie Flood, 29, was charged with two counts of felony murder and one count each of malice murder, aggravated battery, and first-degree cruelty to children, WSB-TV reported.. http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat> ; http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/36388753#PublicationEvent\/pretoria_dept_of_water_affairs_directorate_of_hydrology_1985>. Get facts and information about floods and flooding from National Geographic Asset 5 January many Anuak also prepare some land in the dried up backswamps for the cultivation of the spring crops. 2. Regional maximum peaks in Southern Africa, Department of Water Affairs Documentation of the 1984 Domoina floods. Please enter your name. Farm lands and roads were destroyed – 1984. In response, the late 1960s brought Presidential Executive Order 11296 espousing floodplain management and the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, which made federally subsidized flood insurance available to communities that agreed to adopt minimum … Would you also like to submit a review for this item? 28. tammikuuta se rantautui Intian valtamereltä Mosambikiin, josta se siirtyi etelämmäksi. Flood plains are often attractive areas for human development and a vast share of the world’s population depends, whether directly or indirectly, on a number of key natural resources that are generally provided by floodplains. Anonymous, | 1984. Throughout the region, Domoina caused widespread flooding that damaged houses, roads, and crops, leaving about $199 million in damage. Cyclone Domoina - debris left upstream side of Usutu River. [11] In part due to Domoina as well as the previously occurring drought, the economy of Swaziland stagnated through 1985. Widespread crop damage occurred along the Umfolozi river plains after being covered by up to 1 m (3.3 ft) of sediment. Flooding caused the Pongolapoort Dam to reach 87% of its capacity; when waters were released to maintain the structural integrity, additional flooding occurred in Mozambique, forcing thousands to evacuate. [12] The floods were so strong that they washed a boat from Lake St. Lucia to a point 16 km (9.9 mi) away. The effects of floods on human well-being range from unqualified blessings to catastrophes. Department of Water Affairs. And then, in January 1984, Tropical Cyclone Domoina struck in Southern Mozambique and crossed westwards into Swaziland. 1. Documentation of the March-May 1981 floods in the South Eastern Cape. heavy rainfall in South Africa and the only cyclone-centre to penetrate the country was that of Domoina. In South Africa, rainfall peaked at 950 mm (37 in), which flooded 29 river basins, notably the Pongola River which altered its course after the storm. The floods closed at least 20 major roads and the country’s primary airport and most schools nationwide. About Tutorial Glossary Documents Images Maps Google Earth ... the major tropical cyclones that struck Mozambique between 1984 and 2000 (Domoina, Filao, Eline and Hudah). Floods are among Earth's most common–and most destructive–natural hazards. Shelf # TC 519.S7 SOU: Publisher: Pretoria: The Dept, 1989. oa Civil Engineer in South Africa - The Mfolozi flood of 31 January 1984 : Cyclone Domoina . by S. Mason-Williams by S. Mason-Williams 118 1984 . In 1999, IAHS, UNESCO and WMO agreed that the time was right to bring the Catalogue up to date, it being noted that Rodier & Roche considered an interval of 20 years to be appropriate for a future edition. There were 242 deaths in southeastern Africa. Series : Technical reports (South Africa. WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Please enter recipient e-mail address(es). The channel and its regulation works were finished in 1984. Don't have an account? [21] High rains in the mountains caused the largest flood to date along the Pongola River. Widespread flooding hits Kuwait after 6 months' worth of rain in several days. Tropical Storm Domoina Explained Severe Tropical Storm Domoina in 1984 caused 100 year floods in South Africa and record rainfall in Swaziland. [D B Du Plessis; South Africa. Source : Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese, Volume 26, Issue 3, Mar 1984, p. 116 - 117 Keyword(s) : 1984 , Cyclone Domoina , Flood water , KwaZulu-Natal , Mfolozi catchment and Mfolozi flood On January 21, Domoina struck eastern Madagascar, the third storm in six weeks to affect the nation; collectively, the storms caused 42 deaths and $25 million in damage (1984 USD). The E-mail Address(es) field is required. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Your request to send this item has been completed. Floods are among Earth's most common–and most destructive–natural hazards. [2] The storm caused heavy damage in Marovoay, which was later affected by Cyclone Kamisy. Department of Water Affairs. [4], Throughout its path, Domoina left thousands of people homeless,[7] and caused widespread flooding due to drawing moisture from the Indian Ocean and the Mozambique channel. [13] Transport was disrupted in the northern and southern portion of the country. About 119,000 tons of fruits, vegetables, and other crops were wrecked, consisting of much of the summer crop, and about 5,000 cattle died. With a ridge to the north, the storm tracked generally westward and later southwestward. The Amcor Dam road (Umfolozi Street) underwater – 2017. In many parts of the world, flooding is a major problem. High flows often result in inundation as flat channel gradients mean that the transition beyond bank- full is rapid (PBA 2007). The subject field is required. After an extended drought, many farmers had moved closer to river beds, making their fields more vulnerable. The cyclones Domoina and Imboa struck the St Lucia area in January/February 1984. This article documents the events that took place on January 30 and 31, 1984, when a tropical cyclone - "Domoina" - tore through southern Mozambique, northeastern South Africa and Swaziland, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. With a ridge to the north, the storm tracked generally westward and later southwestward. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. [17] About 10,000 citrus trees were destroyed, and crop damage was estimated at $2.5 million. Heavy rains have fallen over the past few days in Kuwait, resulting in flooded roads, schools, homes, and hospitals. You may send this item to up to five recipients. This bibliography is designed to situate the records used in The Flood of 1915 virtual exhibit in their larger context. [19] There were initial difficulties in determining the extent of the damage due to cut communications and disrupted transportation. Various countries and United Nations agencies provided about $1.01 million in cash and supplies to Swaziland. [20] Workers also quickly restored the downed power lines. | Floods aftermath: warning of more damage to canefields if Umfolozi floods, Natal Farmer, May 1984, p. 4. Assessment has been based on aerial and ground observations, litter studies in an Avicennia marina (Forssk.) Please enter the subject. Documentation, Flood of May 27, 1984 Tulsa, Oklahoma, Metropolitan Area (Book) Technical report (South Africa. | Floods aftermath: warning of more damage to canefields if Umfolozi floods, Natal Farmer, May 1984, p. 4. [24], Following the storm in South Africa, workers restored the original course of the Umfolozi River after it had moved. This collection not only documents the disaster and subsequent reconstruction, but also includes photographs of Thistle before the disaster. The regular seasonal spring floods of the Nile River prior [11], Later, the storm dropped heavy rainfall in Swaziland, reaching 906 mm (35.7 in) at Piggs Peak; there, rainfall reached 615 mm (24.2 in) in a one-day period. Cyclone Domoina tore through Northern KwaZulu-Natal in 1984. [13] The storm left the capital Maputo without clean water for several days after a pumping station was damaged,[8][13] and the main harbor in the city was closed. [4] On January 21, the storm made landfall just south of Tamatave in southeastern Madagascar. [11] About 500 people were left homeless in the small nation,[18] after many homes were damaged or destroyed. Floods in the country destroyed over 50 small dams and left widespread crop damage just before the summer harvest. 600 mm of rain fell in 24 hours, resulting in widespread flooding that removed vast areas of topsoil and destroying roads, bridges and housing across the northeastern South Africa, southern Mozambique and Swaziland. In the latter city, a station recorded winds of 100 km/h (62 mph). [22] The South African Weather Bureau considered Domoina as the "first tropical cyclone in recent history to have caused flooding and extensive damage. One road in the country was converted into a makeshift landing strip to allow helicopters and planes to drop off emergency supplies. of Water Affairs, Directorate of Hydrology ;\n, # Technical report (South Africa. An area of about 107,000 km2 (41,000 sq mi) received 370 mm (15 in) of rainfall. There had been a planned release of water from the Pongolapoort Dam in March 1984 to provide adequate water to the floodplain, but Domoina prevented this from occurring. The JTWC discontinued advisories on January 29 when the storm was near the border of Mozambique and Swaziland. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.. Note: COMPILED BY: D.B. The report documents the drought in a water resources framework and its development, duration and severity are examined with particular reference to regional variations in intensity. December 1983 and January 1984 brought unusually cold weather to Lemhi County and the town of Salmon, Idaho where the Salmon and Lemhi rivers meet. The fourth named storm of the season, Domoina developed on January 16 off the northeast coast of Madagascar. Two days later, the JTWC estimated peak 10 minute winds of 100 km/h (65 mph). heavy rainfall in South Africa and the only cyclone-centre to penetrate the country was that of Domoina. The fourth named storm of the season, Domoina developed on January 16 off the northeast coast of Madagascar. DOCUMENTATION 1984 DOMOINA FLOODS – DWA Home Page. [17], While Domoina was moving through South Africa, it drew an area of moisture from the northeast,[1] which produced heavy rainfall that peaked at 950 mm (37 in) between Richards Bay and Sodwana Bay. Dept. http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85049168> ; http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/sa>, http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780621096521>, http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/36388753>. The South African Red Cross provided food to storm victims, many of whom were beneficiaries of the food program during the extended drought. Get this from a library! [10] Domoina was the third storm to strike the country in a six-week period, after cyclones Andry and Caboto. (not yet rated) | [FLOO] Anonymous, | 1984. Significant tropical cyclones that had such an effect on South Africa was Domoina which occurred in January 1984, Imboa in February 1984 … Documentation, Flood of May 27, 1984 Tulsa, Oklahoma, Metropolitan Area (Book) [1] That day, it organized enough to warrant a satellite-based Dvorak rating of T2.5, prompting the Réunion Meteorological Service to name it Domoina. 1r and 4v Swarthmore College has only one Medieval manuscript in its collections, but it is a little gem: a (probably) Parisian pocket Bible of the 1250s, acquired by the College at auction in 1984 and subsequently rebound. And then, in January 1984, Tropical Cyclone Domoina struck in Southern Mozambique and crossed westwards into Swaziland. Published on Mar 1, 2017 In February 1984 a one in hundred year cyclone hit the East coast of Africa and had a devastating effect from Mozambique to South Africa … Research in progress at the time made it possible to assess some of the effects of these cyclones on the mangrove communities of the St Lucia Estuary. The storm moved south and for the following five days torrential rain fell over Mozambique, northern KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Swaziland, reaching as far south as Durban. Floods in the country destroyed over 50 small dams and left widespread crop damage just before the summer harvest. The infamous Domoina, although only reaching tropical storm strength, passed over southern Mozambique and made a … Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. ... 1984. The heavy rainfall saw some of the rivers in Swaziland rise 30 m (98 ft) in a few hours! Lund; Source : Civil Engineer in South Africa, Volume 26, Issue 3, Mar 1984, p. 116 - 117 Access full text Article Download . To send this article to your Kindle, first ensure no-reply@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage … Members of the Mozambique Red Cross helped distribute food and clothing to the affected residents, and planes helped drop off supplies to residents in isolated areas. of Water Affairs, Directorate of Hydrology ;\" ; Technical report (South Africa. Pretoria : Dept. [17] Floods affected the railroad connecting Maputo to South Africa, disrupted the construction of a dam, and damaged portions of a bridge near Boane. Disrupted transport left areas isolated for several days. You can easily create a free account. Weather Underground provides tracking maps, 5-day forecasts, computer models, satellite imagery and detailed storm statistics for tracking and forecasting Tropical Storm Domoina Tracker. [16] The storm damaged 28 pumping stations nationwide and destroyed over 50 small dams. Flood, high-water stage in which water overflows its natural or artificial banks onto normally dry land, such as a river inundating its floodplain. This document prepared exclusively in the USA General Information Flood.Corps of Engineers David A. Domina Brian E. Jorde DOMINALAW Group pc llo 2425 S. 144th Street, Omaha, NE 68144 (402) 493-4100 ddomina@dominalaw.com bjorde@dominalaw.com Five Categories of Properties 1. [2], While crossing Madagascar on a westward trajectory, Domonia weakened; JTWC estimated the winds decreased to 55 km/h (35 mph), after earlier estimating winds of 95 km/h (60 mph) before landfall. Division of Hydrology.] On January 28, the storm made landfall in southern Mozambique, and slowly weakened over land. The most common classifications are a 10-year flood, a 50-year flood, and a 100-year flood. Domoina crossed into Swaziland and later eastern South Africa before dissipating on February 2. The United Nations Department of Humanitarian Affairs provided $20,000. 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The crops use the spring rains and the residual soil moisture for their growth (Mengistu, 2005). Copyright © 2001-2020 OCLC. [4] Domoina initially tracked to the west-northwest, passing near Tromelin Island on January 18. Within a week, workers reopened most major roads to travel, and by February 24, most roads were reopened. [2] On January 25, MFR estimated that Domonia attained peak 10 minute sustained winds of 95 km/h (60 mph) near Europa Island; this made it a severe tropical storm. 1983–84 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season, United Nations Department of Humanitarian Affairs, Regional Specialized Meteorological Center, "A Destructive Cyclone Season in the SW Indian Ocean: January-February 1984", "La Saison Cyclonique 1983-1984 A Madagascar", "Joint Typhoon Warning Center Mission Statement", Best Track Data for Tropical Cyclone 14S (Domoina), The effects of the Domoina floods and releases from the Pongolapoort Dam on the Pongolo floodplain, Madagascar Cyclone Feb 1984 UNDRO Situation Report 4, Coping with Floods - The Experience of Mozambique, "At Least 124 Killed in African Hurricane", Significant Data on Major Disasters Worldwide 1900-present, "Storm Leaves Thousands Homeless in Swaziland", Swaziland Floods Feb 1984 UNDRO Situation Reports 1-6, Geomorphology and dynamics of the Mfolozi River floodplain, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, "Exchange Rates Between the United States Dollar and Forty-one Currencies", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Tropical_Storm_Domoina&oldid=972221134, South-West Indian Ocean severe tropical storms, Pages containing links to subscription-only content, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 10 August 2020, at 21:52. [21] Due to the widespread flooding and the remoteness of the worst affected areas, there were minimal measurements on the river flow along the Pongola, although above the Pongolapoort dam, levels reached 13,000 m³/s (460,000 ft³/s), which were 18 times higher than the previous record highest. individual structure, group of structures, or flood plain reach can be estimated by determining the dollar value of flood damage for different magnitudes of flooding and by estimating the percent chance of exceedance of each flood magnitude. Catagorised as a "Severe Tropical Storm", Cyclone Domoina wrought havoc from Mozambique to Swaziland with winds up to 100km/h and driving rains that caused record floods and the most rain in a … The Domoina flood spilled over the banks of the lower levees and filled an area with water to the Msunduzi River, which lies south of the Mfolozi River. The three storms collectively caused 42 deaths and $25 million in damage, much of it from crop damage. [11] In the country, the storm caused 109 fatalities,[18] and damage was estimated at $75 million. The fourth named storm of the season, Domoina developed on January 16 off the northeast coast of Madagascar. Documentation of the 1984 Domoina floods. The floods washed out or damaged over 100 bridges, and two railway lines were cut. The American government donated $100,000 to the country, mostly to purchase supplies. In Mozambique, Domoina dropped heavy rainfall in the capital Maputo that accounted for 40% of the annual total. The fourth named storm of the season, Domoina developed on January 16 off the northeast coast of Madagascar. The floodplain downstream of the Pongolapoort Dam was inundated to where the Pongola met the Ututu River, which filled many pans – dry lakes – in the region. Severe Tropical Storm Domoina in 1984 caused 100 year floods in South Africa and record rainfall in Swaziland.The fourth named storm of the season, Domoina developed on January 16 off the northeast coast of Madagascar.With a ridge to the north, the storm tracked generally westward and later southwestward. 1984 Salmon Ice Jam Floods. West Germany also donated about $231,000, mostly for the feeding program. http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/36388753> ; http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5092766243#Series\/technical_report_south_africa_department_of_water_affairs>, http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5092766243#Topic\/cyclone_domoina_1984>, http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5092766243#Topic\/floods_africa>. Waters from the dam were released on February 2 to prevent the dam from exceeding capacity. ;] [12] Totals of over 700 mm (28 in) were reported along the upper Umfolozi, Mkuze, Pongola and middle Usutu and Komati rivers, and along the upper and lower Ingwavuma river. The Lutheran World Federation donated $20,000 in cash, along with generators and blankets, while World Vision International sent $10,000 in cash. At the lake, the floods washed away a dredge and severely damaged a nearly-finished canal from the lake to the Umfolozi River. In Mozambique, Domoina dropped heavy rainfall in the capital Maputo that accounted for 40% of the annual total. Tropical cyclone Domoina (1984) - MyFundi From myfundi .co .za - April 25, 2012 3:15 AM This article documents the events that took place on January 30 and 31, 1984, when a tropical cyclone - "Domoina" - tore through southern Mozambique, northeastern South Africa and Swaziland, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. Copies. PICS: The wrath of Domoina – 1984 as compared to recent floods. The most popular one is the flooding of the Black Sea. The name field is required. Flood waters also strip the ground of needed nutrients. [22] Local governments coordinated relief efforts in the country, including delivering food and providing shelter for those who lost their homes. [1] The rains led to rivers bursting their banks, which isolated tens of thousands of people. [15] Also in the city, the storm downed hundreds of trees, wrecked roofs, and damaged houses;[11] about 10,000 people were left homeless nationwide. Point and diffuse source phosphorus loading of rivers and impoundments in the Durban-Pietermaritzburg region by Dallas Anne Kroger 117 1981. Documentation of the March-May 1981 floods in the South Eastern Cape. [11] After flooding occurred further south in South Africa, waters were released from the Pongolapoort Dam without warning. The structure of the report follows the hydrological cycle with chapters devoted to rainfall, evaporation, runoff and water storage in surface reservoirs and aquifers. Property above the permanent Corps of Engineers High Water Mark. The next day, Domonia crossed into Swaziland and subsequently into eastern South Africa, weakening into a tropical depression while passing near Durban. | [FLOO] Anonymous, | 1984. Uothing certain can be said about the risk of repetition of … »More detailed [4] On January 19, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC)[nb 3] began warning on Domoina, designating it Tropical Cyclone 14S. They lengthened slowly, however, and the scene expressed that sense of leisure still to come which is perhaps the chief source of one’s enjoyment of such a scene at such an hour. | Floods ravage sugar areas / Umfolozi reels under impact of ‘Cyclone Demoina’ / Ministers see vast toll of flood damage / Flood causes ruin and big cane losses / Pongola - a scene of The South African government declared Natal a disaster area. aggravating factors, extent and effects of the flood, to document the hazard and vulnerability, and various capacities of the community; to study the local knowledge, practices and beliefs in the community; to formulate community based plans for flood mitigation and flood disaster risk reduction. [2] Around that time, Météo-France (MFR)[nb 2] estimated winds of about 65 km/h (40 mph). South Africa. [11] There was widespread crop damage in Mozambique, affecting 350,000 farmers,[17] and flooding about 250,000 ha (620,000 acres) of fields. 48/52 Bible, Swarthmore College, McCabe Library, BS75 1200z, fols. It shows where these disparate records come from by grouping them by creator rather than by subject. The greatest flood disaster in the history of Tulsa, Oklahoma occurred during 8 hours from 2030 hours May 26 to 0430 hours May 27, 1984, as a result of intense rainfall centered over the metropolitan area. The program was originally released in June 1977, revised in August 1979, May 1983, February 1984, Severe Tropical Storm Domoina in 1984 caused 100 year floods in South Africa and record rainfall in Swaziland. [nb 1] After crossing the country, Domoina strengthened in the Mozambique Channel to peak 10 minute sustained winds of 95 km/h (60 mph). LOCATION SHELF NO STATUS Cullen Govt 4 TC 519.S7 SOU : NON-CIRCULATIN : Description: 1 v. (various pagings). The European Economic Community donated about $80,000 to purchase tents and blankets. http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5092766243#Place\/pretoria> ; http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/sa> ; http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5092766243#Topic\/floods_africa> ; http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/627.409684\/e19\/> ; http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1239509> ; http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5092766243#Topic\/cyclone_domoina_1984> ; http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/927573> ; http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/5092766243> ; http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5092766243#Series\/technical_report_dept_of_water_affairs_directorate_of_hydrology> ; http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5092766243#Series\/technical_report_south_africa_department_of_water_affairs> ; http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/36388753#PublicationEvent\/pretoria_dept_of_water_affairs_directorate_of_hydrology_1985> ; http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5092766243#Agent\/dept_of_water_affairs_directorate_of_hydrology> ; http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780621096521> ; http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/36388753> ; http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/627.409684\/e19\/>, http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5092766243#Agent\/dept_of_water_affairs_directorate_of_hydrology>, http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5092766243#Place\/pretoria>, http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/5092766243#Series\/technical_report_dept_of_water_affairs_directorate_of_hydrology>. Kirstie Flood, 29, was charged with two counts of felony murder and one count each of malice murder, aggravated battery, and first-degree cruelty to children, WSB-TV reported.. http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat> ; http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/36388753#PublicationEvent\/pretoria_dept_of_water_affairs_directorate_of_hydrology_1985>. Get facts and information about floods and flooding from National Geographic Asset 5 January many Anuak also prepare some land in the dried up backswamps for the cultivation of the spring crops. 2. Regional maximum peaks in Southern Africa, Department of Water Affairs Documentation of the 1984 Domoina floods. Please enter your name. Farm lands and roads were destroyed – 1984. In response, the late 1960s brought Presidential Executive Order 11296 espousing floodplain management and the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, which made federally subsidized flood insurance available to communities that agreed to adopt minimum … Would you also like to submit a review for this item? 28. tammikuuta se rantautui Intian valtamereltä Mosambikiin, josta se siirtyi etelämmäksi. Flood plains are often attractive areas for human development and a vast share of the world’s population depends, whether directly or indirectly, on a number of key natural resources that are generally provided by floodplains. Anonymous, | 1984. Throughout the region, Domoina caused widespread flooding that damaged houses, roads, and crops, leaving about $199 million in damage. Cyclone Domoina - debris left upstream side of Usutu River. [11] In part due to Domoina as well as the previously occurring drought, the economy of Swaziland stagnated through 1985. Widespread crop damage occurred along the Umfolozi river plains after being covered by up to 1 m (3.3 ft) of sediment. Flooding caused the Pongolapoort Dam to reach 87% of its capacity; when waters were released to maintain the structural integrity, additional flooding occurred in Mozambique, forcing thousands to evacuate. [12] The floods were so strong that they washed a boat from Lake St. Lucia to a point 16 km (9.9 mi) away. The effects of floods on human well-being range from unqualified blessings to catastrophes. Department of Water Affairs. And then, in January 1984, Tropical Cyclone Domoina struck in Southern Mozambique and crossed westwards into Swaziland. 1. Documentation of the March-May 1981 floods in the South Eastern Cape. heavy rainfall in South Africa and the only cyclone-centre to penetrate the country was that of Domoina. In South Africa, rainfall peaked at 950 mm (37 in), which flooded 29 river basins, notably the Pongola River which altered its course after the storm. The floods closed at least 20 major roads and the country’s primary airport and most schools nationwide. About Tutorial Glossary Documents Images Maps Google Earth ... the major tropical cyclones that struck Mozambique between 1984 and 2000 (Domoina, Filao, Eline and Hudah). Floods are among Earth's most common–and most destructive–natural hazards. Shelf # TC 519.S7 SOU: Publisher: Pretoria: The Dept, 1989. oa Civil Engineer in South Africa - The Mfolozi flood of 31 January 1984 : Cyclone Domoina . by S. Mason-Williams by S. Mason-Williams 118 1984 . In 1999, IAHS, UNESCO and WMO agreed that the time was right to bring the Catalogue up to date, it being noted that Rodier & Roche considered an interval of 20 years to be appropriate for a future edition. There were 242 deaths in southeastern Africa. Series : Technical reports (South Africa. WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Please enter recipient e-mail address(es). The channel and its regulation works were finished in 1984. Don't have an account? [21] High rains in the mountains caused the largest flood to date along the Pongola River. Widespread flooding hits Kuwait after 6 months' worth of rain in several days. Tropical Storm Domoina Explained Severe Tropical Storm Domoina in 1984 caused 100 year floods in South Africa and record rainfall in Swaziland. [D B Du Plessis; South Africa. Source : Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese, Volume 26, Issue 3, Mar 1984, p. 116 - 117 Keyword(s) : 1984 , Cyclone Domoina , Flood water , KwaZulu-Natal , Mfolozi catchment and Mfolozi flood On January 21, Domoina struck eastern Madagascar, the third storm in six weeks to affect the nation; collectively, the storms caused 42 deaths and $25 million in damage (1984 USD). The E-mail Address(es) field is required. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Your request to send this item has been completed. Floods are among Earth's most common–and most destructive–natural hazards. [2] The storm caused heavy damage in Marovoay, which was later affected by Cyclone Kamisy. Department of Water Affairs. [4], Throughout its path, Domoina left thousands of people homeless,[7] and caused widespread flooding due to drawing moisture from the Indian Ocean and the Mozambique channel. [13] Transport was disrupted in the northern and southern portion of the country. About 119,000 tons of fruits, vegetables, and other crops were wrecked, consisting of much of the summer crop, and about 5,000 cattle died. With a ridge to the north, the storm tracked generally westward and later southwestward. The Amcor Dam road (Umfolozi Street) underwater – 2017. In many parts of the world, flooding is a major problem. High flows often result in inundation as flat channel gradients mean that the transition beyond bank- full is rapid (PBA 2007). The subject field is required. After an extended drought, many farmers had moved closer to river beds, making their fields more vulnerable. The cyclones Domoina and Imboa struck the St Lucia area in January/February 1984. This article documents the events that took place on January 30 and 31, 1984, when a tropical cyclone - "Domoina" - tore through southern Mozambique, northeastern South Africa and Swaziland, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. With a ridge to the north, the storm tracked generally westward and later southwestward. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. [17] About 10,000 citrus trees were destroyed, and crop damage was estimated at $2.5 million. Heavy rains have fallen over the past few days in Kuwait, resulting in flooded roads, schools, homes, and hospitals. You may send this item to up to five recipients. This bibliography is designed to situate the records used in The Flood of 1915 virtual exhibit in their larger context. [19] There were initial difficulties in determining the extent of the damage due to cut communications and disrupted transportation. Various countries and United Nations agencies provided about $1.01 million in cash and supplies to Swaziland. [20] Workers also quickly restored the downed power lines. | Floods aftermath: warning of more damage to canefields if Umfolozi floods, Natal Farmer, May 1984, p. 4. Assessment has been based on aerial and ground observations, litter studies in an Avicennia marina (Forssk.) Please enter the subject. Documentation, Flood of May 27, 1984 Tulsa, Oklahoma, Metropolitan Area (Book) Technical report (South Africa. | Floods aftermath: warning of more damage to canefields if Umfolozi floods, Natal Farmer, May 1984, p. 4. [24], Following the storm in South Africa, workers restored the original course of the Umfolozi River after it had moved. This collection not only documents the disaster and subsequent reconstruction, but also includes photographs of Thistle before the disaster. The regular seasonal spring floods of the Nile River prior [11], Later, the storm dropped heavy rainfall in Swaziland, reaching 906 mm (35.7 in) at Piggs Peak; there, rainfall reached 615 mm (24.2 in) in a one-day period. Cyclone Domoina tore through Northern KwaZulu-Natal in 1984. [13] The storm left the capital Maputo without clean water for several days after a pumping station was damaged,[8][13] and the main harbor in the city was closed. [4] On January 21, the storm made landfall just south of Tamatave in southeastern Madagascar. [11] About 500 people were left homeless in the small nation,[18] after many homes were damaged or destroyed. Floods in the country destroyed over 50 small dams and left widespread crop damage just before the summer harvest. 600 mm of rain fell in 24 hours, resulting in widespread flooding that removed vast areas of topsoil and destroying roads, bridges and housing across the northeastern South Africa, southern Mozambique and Swaziland. In the latter city, a station recorded winds of 100 km/h (62 mph). [22] The South African Weather Bureau considered Domoina as the "first tropical cyclone in recent history to have caused flooding and extensive damage. One road in the country was converted into a makeshift landing strip to allow helicopters and planes to drop off emergency supplies. of Water Affairs, Directorate of Hydrology ;\n, # Technical report (South Africa. An area of about 107,000 km2 (41,000 sq mi) received 370 mm (15 in) of rainfall. There had been a planned release of water from the Pongolapoort Dam in March 1984 to provide adequate water to the floodplain, but Domoina prevented this from occurring. The JTWC discontinued advisories on January 29 when the storm was near the border of Mozambique and Swaziland. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.. Note: COMPILED BY: D.B. The report documents the drought in a water resources framework and its development, duration and severity are examined with particular reference to regional variations in intensity. December 1983 and January 1984 brought unusually cold weather to Lemhi County and the town of Salmon, Idaho where the Salmon and Lemhi rivers meet. The fourth named storm of the season, Domoina developed on January 16 off the northeast coast of Madagascar. Two days later, the JTWC estimated peak 10 minute winds of 100 km/h (65 mph). heavy rainfall in South Africa and the only cyclone-centre to penetrate the country was that of Domoina. The fourth named storm of the season, Domoina developed on January 16 off the northeast coast of Madagascar. DOCUMENTATION 1984 DOMOINA FLOODS – DWA Home Page. [17], While Domoina was moving through South Africa, it drew an area of moisture from the northeast,[1] which produced heavy rainfall that peaked at 950 mm (37 in) between Richards Bay and Sodwana Bay. Dept. http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85049168> ; http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/sa>, http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780621096521>, http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/36388753>. The South African Red Cross provided food to storm victims, many of whom were beneficiaries of the food program during the extended drought. Get this from a library! [10] Domoina was the third storm to strike the country in a six-week period, after cyclones Andry and Caboto. (not yet rated) | [FLOO] Anonymous, | 1984. Significant tropical cyclones that had such an effect on South Africa was Domoina which occurred in January 1984, Imboa in February 1984 … Documentation, Flood of May 27, 1984 Tulsa, Oklahoma, Metropolitan Area (Book) [1] That day, it organized enough to warrant a satellite-based Dvorak rating of T2.5, prompting the Réunion Meteorological Service to name it Domoina. 1r and 4v Swarthmore College has only one Medieval manuscript in its collections, but it is a little gem: a (probably) Parisian pocket Bible of the 1250s, acquired by the College at auction in 1984 and subsequently rebound. And then, in January 1984, Tropical Cyclone Domoina struck in Southern Mozambique and crossed westwards into Swaziland. Published on Mar 1, 2017 In February 1984 a one in hundred year cyclone hit the East coast of Africa and had a devastating effect from Mozambique to South Africa … Research in progress at the time made it possible to assess some of the effects of these cyclones on the mangrove communities of the St Lucia Estuary. The storm moved south and for the following five days torrential rain fell over Mozambique, northern KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga and Swaziland, reaching as far south as Durban. Floods in the country destroyed over 50 small dams and left widespread crop damage just before the summer harvest. The infamous Domoina, although only reaching tropical storm strength, passed over southern Mozambique and made a … Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. ... 1984. The heavy rainfall saw some of the rivers in Swaziland rise 30 m (98 ft) in a few hours! Lund; Source : Civil Engineer in South Africa, Volume 26, Issue 3, Mar 1984, p. 116 - 117 Access full text Article Download . To send this article to your Kindle, first ensure no-reply@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage … Members of the Mozambique Red Cross helped distribute food and clothing to the affected residents, and planes helped drop off supplies to residents in isolated areas. of Water Affairs, Directorate of Hydrology ;\" ; Technical report (South Africa. Pretoria : Dept. [17] Floods affected the railroad connecting Maputo to South Africa, disrupted the construction of a dam, and damaged portions of a bridge near Boane. Disrupted transport left areas isolated for several days. You can easily create a free account. Weather Underground provides tracking maps, 5-day forecasts, computer models, satellite imagery and detailed storm statistics for tracking and forecasting Tropical Storm Domoina Tracker. [16] The storm damaged 28 pumping stations nationwide and destroyed over 50 small dams. Flood, high-water stage in which water overflows its natural or artificial banks onto normally dry land, such as a river inundating its floodplain. This document prepared exclusively in the USA General Information Flood.Corps of Engineers David A. Domina Brian E. Jorde DOMINALAW Group pc llo 2425 S. 144th Street, Omaha, NE 68144 (402) 493-4100 ddomina@dominalaw.com bjorde@dominalaw.com Five Categories of Properties 1. [2], While crossing Madagascar on a westward trajectory, Domonia weakened; JTWC estimated the winds decreased to 55 km/h (35 mph), after earlier estimating winds of 95 km/h (60 mph) before landfall. Division of Hydrology.] On January 28, the storm made landfall in southern Mozambique, and slowly weakened over land. The most common classifications are a 10-year flood, a 50-year flood, and a 100-year flood. Domoina crossed into Swaziland and later eastern South Africa before dissipating on February 2. The United Nations Department of Humanitarian Affairs provided $20,000. 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