Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for GELENA-19
in Mauritius

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone GELENA-19 can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000546
Name GELENA-19
From - To 06 Feb - 14 Feb
Exposed countries Mauritius
Exposed population 40 thousand in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 222 km/h, Category 4
Maximum storm surge 0.4 m (10 Feb 00:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (Mauritius)


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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 222 km/h 0.4 m n.a. 1.5
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 64 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Inondations, fermetures de routes : de fortes pluies s’abattent sur Ma ... Sun, 17 Feb 2019 15:46:00 +0100.

La pluie n’a pas cessé de tomber sur Maurice depuis ce matin. De fortes précipitations qui ont causé des dégâts, selon nos confrères de lexpress.mu. Maisons inondées et routes coupées En deux heures, plusieurs secteurs se sont retrouvés sou
NASA catches Tropical Cyclone Gelena's post-tropical transitionFri, 15 Feb 2019 21:28:00 +0100.

Credit: NASA/NRL. Tropical cyclones can become post-tropical before they dissipate, meaning they can become sub-tropical, extra-tropical or a remnant low pressure area. As Tropical Cyclone Gelena transitioned into a subtropical storm, NASA'
Rodrigues post-Gelena: vous êtes invités à contribuerThu, 14 Feb 2019 15:45:00 +0100.

Le cyclone Gelena est passé sur Rodrigues dans le nuit de samedi à dimanche 10 février. Non content d’avoir débloqué Rs 35 millions pour venir en aide aux Rodriguais après le passage de , montant versé au «Chief Commissioner's Relief Fund»
NASA finds Tropical Cyclone Gelena in the middle of the Southern India ... Wed, 13 Feb 2019 19:04:00 +0100.

IMAGE: On Feb. 13, 2019, the MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Terra satellite provided a visible image of Tropical Cyclone Gelena in the Southern Indian Ocean that showed bands of thunderstorms spiraling... Credit: Credit: NASA Worldview, EA

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 (61), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),