Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for MATTHEW-16
in United States, Bahamas, Cuba, Haiti

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone MATTHEW-16 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000316
Name MATTHEW-16
From - To 28 Sep - 09 Oct
Exposed countries United States, Bahamas, Cuba, Haiti
Exposed population 540 thousand in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 231 km/h, Category 4
Maximum storm surge 2.5 m (06 Oct 18:00 UTC)
Vulnerability High (United States)

GDACS Score

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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 231 km/h 2.5 m n.a. 2.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
GFS n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
ECMWF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
Beta Version - All weather systems in the area: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (56), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (1), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),