Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for KIKO-19

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000598
Name KIKO-19
From - To 12 Sep - 25 Sep
Exposed countries Off-shore
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 213 km/h, Category 4
Maximum storm surge n.a.
Vulnerability --


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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 213 km/h n.a. n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 162 km/h 2.5 m 975 mm 0.5
GFS 137 km/h 0 m 729 mm 0.5
ECMWF 101 km/h 0.9 m 574 mm 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

Articles: 151 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

More rain expectedThu, 26 Sep 2019 12:24:00 +0200.

A plume of deep tropical moisture will produce wet, unsettled and humid conditions across Kauai and Oahu through today, according to the National Weather Service. A land- and sea-breeze pattern will prevail statewide on Friday, with showers
Flash flood watch in effect for Kauai County as wet, humid conditions ... Wed, 25 Sep 2019 23:54:00 +0200.

Wet and humid conditions are in store for rest of the week, according to National Weather Service forecasters, particularly over the western side of the Hawaiian islands. Heavy showers and thunderstorms are also possible through Thursday fo
NASA finds light rain in former hurricane Kiko's remnantsWed, 25 Sep 2019 18:49:00 +0200.

IMAGE: The GPM's core satellite passed over Kiko's remnants on Sept. 25 at 3:51 a.m. EDT (0751 UTC). GPM found scattered light rain (light blue) from the remnant clouds falling at... Credit: Credit: NASA/NRL. Former Hurricane Kiko is now j
Moisture plume bringing more humidity to Hawaiian IslandsTue, 24 Sep 2019 23:26:00 +0200.

A plume of moisture is lingering over Kauai today, according to National Weather Service forecasters, while isolated to scattered showers are expected from Oahu to the Big Island. The moisture plume is expected to drift back over Oahu on Th

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (57), BOM (1), JTWC (1), (1), NASA (1), NOAA (1), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), INFORM (1),