Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for KARIM-22
in Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone KARIM-22 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000884
Name KARIM-22
From - To 07 May - 11 May
Exposed countries Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 111 km/h Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 0.4 m (07 May 12:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Low (Cocos Is.)


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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS JTWC 83 km/h n.a. n.a. 0.5
WMO-RSMC La Réunion 10 min 93 km/h 0.3 m n.a. 0.5
WMO-RSMC La Réunion 1 min 106 km/h 0.3 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 119 km/h 0.6 m 532 mm 0.5
GFS 108 km/h 0.4 m 404 mm 0.5
ECMWF 90 km/h 0.5 m 450 mm 0.5
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

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Twin Cyclones in the Indian Ocean2022-05-13T06:58+0200.

On May 8, 2022, the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) on NOAA-20 captured this natural-color image of the storms at 12:55 p.m. local time (07:55 Universal Time). The twin cyclones were spinning at roughly the same distance f
Meteo cronaca diretta: India, due cicloni tropicali provocano molti da ... 2022-05-11T20:41+0200.

Due cicloni tropicali si sono formati contemporaneamente nell'Oceano Indiano: il ciclone Asani nell'Oceano Indiano settentrionale e il ciclone Karim nell'Oceano Indiano meridionale. Questi due sistemi perturbati, tra il 9 e l'11 Maggio hann
Tropical cyclone2022-05-11T17:23+0200.

By Chaffin ” is set in rural Oklahoma and focuses on a TV meteorologist who gets roped into chasing storms ... ( stands for has witnessed more than 700 tornadoes, more than 40 hurricanes and tropical cyclones and an array of other types of
After Asani, Cyclone Karim brewing in southern Indian Ocean2022-05-11T17:01+0200.

Even as severe cyclonic storm Asani is projected to weaken into a depression by tomorrow (May 12, 2022), another back-to-back weather system called Cyclone Karim is brewing in the southern part of the Indian Ocean, said The Weather Channel.

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (38), (2), INFORM (2),