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Event: TC Tropical Cyclone
Number: 1993-000014
Country: PNG Papua New Guinea
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Date (YMD): 1993-5-14
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Information Source:UN DHA
Comments: Tropical cyclone 'Adel' hit Papua New Guinea on 14 May 1993 with high winds and heavy rains. Cyclone has affected Woodlark, Trobriand, Kitava, Fergusson, Goodenough and other outlying islands of Milne Bay province and also southeastern part of mainland. Initial reports indicate 1 death in Trobriand Islands and 9 missing. From boat sunk off Kitava Island. On Trobriand Island 200 houses, school accommodation and water tank destroyed. Food gardens and coconut trees also damaged. On Gawa Island 28 houses and school classroom destroyed. On Kitava Island 22 houses, 2 classrooms and other buildings damaged. On Vakuta Island 6 houses destroyed. On Fergusson Island 4 houses destroyed and coconut trees damaged.
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