Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for FIFTEEN-19
in , Cape Verde

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000614
From - To 14 Oct - 16 Oct
Exposed countries , Cape Verde
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 74 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge
Vulnerability --


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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 74 km/h 0 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 65 km/h 0.3 m 332 mm 0.5
GFS 72 km/h 0.2 m 215 mm 0.5
ECMWF 61 km/h 0.3 m 257 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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Cape Verde - Tropical Depression FIFTEEN Wed, 16 Oct 2019 13:00

  • After passing over Sal Island, the new Tropical Storm named FIFTEEN is moving north-west over Atlantic Ocean. On 16 October at 3.00 UTC, its was located approximately 40 km east-northeast of São Nicolau Island, with maximum sustained winds up to 56 km/h (Tropical Depression).
  • FIFTEEN is forecast to move further north-west over the Atlantic Ocean, weakening and dissipating on 18 October.
  • Moderate rainfall is forecast over Cape Verde on 16 October.
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