Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for FIONA-22
in Canada, Turks and Caicos Islands, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000916
Name FIONA-22
From - To 14 Sep - 24 Sep
Exposed countries Canada, Turks and Caicos Islands, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico
Exposed population 2.9 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 213 km/h Category 4
Maximum storm surge 0.5 m (18 Sep 00:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (Dominican Republic)

GDACS Score

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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS NOAA 111 km/h n.a. n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 234 km/h n.a. 1075 mm 2.5
GFS 180 km/h n.a. 551 mm 2.5
ECMWF 169 km/h 1.9 m 496 mm 0.5
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 5990 | About casualties: 114 | Last hour: 0

Tropical Storm Ian to become major hurricane: U.S. forecaster2022-09-26T05:20+0200.

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Tropical Storm Ian is expected to be a major hurricane in the eastern Gulf of Mexico during the middle of this week, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Sunday. There is a risk of dangerous stor
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Canadians clean up after Fiona sweeps homes out to sea; 1 dead2022-09-26T05:16+0200.

PORT AUX BASQUES, Newfoundland--It will take several months for Canada to restore critical infrastructure after the powerful storm Fiona left an "unprecedented" trail of destruction, officials said on Sunday, as crews fanned out in five pro
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Houses washed away after storm Fiona as Canada sends in military for c ... 2022-09-26T05:08+0200.

Canadian troops are being sent to assist the recovery from the devastation of storm Fiona, which swept away houses, stripped off roofs and knocked out power across the country’s Atlantic provinces. After surging north from the Caribbean as
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World News | Canada Struggles to Restore Power After Storm; Body Found2022-09-26T05:05+0200.

Toronto, Sep 26 (AP) Hundreds of thousands of people in Atlantic Canada remained without power on Sunday and officials said they found the body of a woman swept into the sea after former Hurricane Fiona washed away houses, stripped off roof
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMSR (2), EC-JRC (39), (2), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),