Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for HELENE-18
in Portugal, Ireland, United Kingdom

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone HELENE-18 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000499
Name HELENE-18
From - To 07 Sep - 16 Sep
Exposed countries Portugal, Ireland, United Kingdom
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 185 km/h, Category 3
Maximum storm surge 1.1 m (18 Sep 00:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Low (Portugal)

GDACS Score

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  Wind Storm surge GDACS score
GDACS 185 km/h 1.1 m 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
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Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (60), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),