Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for ALCIDE-18
Off-shore

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000527
Name ALCIDE-18
From - To 06 Nov - 11 Nov
Exposed countries Off-shore
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 185 km/h, Category 3
Maximum storm surge
Vulnerability --

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  Wind Storm surge GDACS score
GDACS 185 km/h 0 m 0.5
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Madagascar, The Seychelles - Tropical cyclone ALCIDE update (ECHO 17 Apr 2019)Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:45

  • Tropical cyclone ALCIDE continued south-south-west offshore over the Indian Ocean, weakening. On 9 November at 0:00 UTC, its centre was located approx. 400 km east of Antsiranana city (northern Madagascar) and 345 km south-east of Farquhar Group Islands (Seychelles), with maximum sustained winds of 167 km/h (equivalent to a Category 2 in the Saffir Simpson Scale).
  • Over the next 24 hours, it is forecast to move south, slightly weakening, but remaining a Category 2 tropical cyclone before turning north-east and then north-west on 11 November, remaining offshore and weakening to a Category 1 tropical cyclone. It should weaken to a tropical storm on 12 November and to a tropical depression on 13 November, dissipating over south-west Indian Ocean.
Madagascar, The Seychelles - Tropical cyclone ALCIDE update (ECHO 17 Apr 2019)Thu, 08 Nov 2018 11:02

  • Tropical cyclone ALCIDE continued south-west, strengthening. On 8 November at 0:00 UTC, its centre was located approx. 600 km east-north-east of Antsiranana City (northern Madagascar) and approx. 390 km south-east of Farquhar Group Islands (Outer Islands, Seychelles), with maximum sustained winds of 185 km/h (equivalent to a Category 3 on the Saffir Simpson Scale).
  • Over the next 24 hours, it is forecast to remain offshore continuing south-west and south, slightly weakening to a Category 2 tropical cyclone, before heading north-west on 10 November and weakening to a Category 1 tropical cyclone.
Madagascar, Mauritius, La Réunion - Tropical cyclone ALCIDE (ECHO 17 Apr 2019)Wed, 07 Nov 2018 10:36

  • Tropical cyclone ALCIDE formed over the south-west Indian Ocean on 6 November. On 7 November at 0:00 UTC, its centre was located approx. 1 100 km north of Mauritius Island, 1 230 km north-east of La Réunion and 870 km north-east of Antalaha town (Antsiranana Province, northern Madagascar), with maximum sustained winds of 93 km/h (tropical storm).
  • Over the next 24 hours, it is forecast to continue south-west, strengthening to Category 2 with winds up to 157 km/h, before decreasing to a tropical storm on the approach to Madagascar.
  • Uncertainty over the track and intensity means that it is difficult to assess the potential impact at this stage.
Madagascar, Mauritius, La Réunion - Tropical Cyclone THREE (ECHO 17 Apr 2019)Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:49

  • A new Tropical Cyclone named THREE formed over south-west Indian Ocean on 6 November and started moving south-west offshore. On 6 November at 00:00 UTC, its centre was located approx. 1 265 km north-east of Mauritius Island, 1 425 Km north-east of La Réunion and 1 300 km north-east of Antalaha town (Antsiranana Province, northern Madagascar), with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h (Tropical Storm).
  • Over the next 24 h, it is forecast to continue moving south-west over the ocean, strengthening but remaining a Tropical Storm.
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