Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for FOUR-18

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000451
Name FOUR-18
From - To 12 May - 13 May
Exposed countries Off-shore
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 65 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge
Vulnerability --


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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 65 km/h 0 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 75 km/h 0.5 m n.a. 0.5
GFS n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
ECMWF 63 km/h 0.5 m n.a. 0.5
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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Latest media headlines

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Climatologist warns: Brace for floods this yearThu, 17 May 2018 15:41:00 +0200.

The start of the 2018 rainy season will be declared in a few days as a Tropical Storm is currently forming in the region and could be heading to T&T. As a result T&T citizens are being warned to prepare themselves for this season as it is b
Hurricane versus MonsoonThu, 17 May 2018 05:19:00 +0200.

US media last week mentioned Hurricane Harvey at least 100 times more than India. Outside the United States, media produced three times more about Texan flooding than Asia's in recent days. Monsoon floods on the other side of the world are
FPL will give customers refunds after collecting too much for Hurrican ... Thu, 17 May 2018 04:27:00 +0200.

Florida Power & Light has reached an agreement to refund $27.7 million to customers, in part because of an “over-recovery” of costs following Hurricane Matthew in 2016. The agreement, announced Tuesday between the Juno Beach-based utility a
Gov. Rick Scott speaks at hurricane conference 4 hours agoThu, 17 May 2018 00:47:00 +0200.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Gov. Rick Scott was in West Palm Beach on Wednesday to speak at the 32nd annual Governor's Hurricane Conference. Scott took the stage at the Palm Beach County Convention Center shortly after 9 a.m. and spoke for abou

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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 (139), BOM (1), JTWC (1), (1), NASA (1), NOAA (1), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), ECMWF (10), HWRF (4), GFS (4), INFORM (1),