Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for SAGAR-18
in Somalia, Ethiopia, Yemen
Current Green alert for wind impact. 19 May 2018 12 UTC
Somalia, Ethiopia, Yemen

Current storm status

This tropical cyclone is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the affected population in the past and forecasted path.

Up to 6.3 million people can be affected by wind speeds of tropical storm strength or above.

Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is: No people affected
Maximum windspeed: 102 km/h
Vulnerability of affected countries: High

Bulletin Timeline

Advisory Alert color Date (UTC) Category Wind speed Population in
Tropical Storm
Population in
Cat.1 or higher
Location (lat, lon)
1
GREEN
16 May 2018 18:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) 11000 people no people 13.2, 49.5
2
GREEN
17 May 2018 00:00 Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) 28000 people no people 13.1, 48.9
3
GREEN
17 May 2018 06:00 Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) 34000 people no people 13.2, 48.8
4
GREEN
17 May 2018 12:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) 24000 people no people 12.9, 48.1
5
GREEN
17 May 2018 18:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) 34000 people no people 12.5, 47.2
6
GREEN
18 May 2018 00:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) 44000 people no people 12, 46.4
7
GREEN
18 May 2018 06:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) 940000 people no people 11.6, 45.9
8
GREEN
18 May 2018 12:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) 280000 people no people 11.5, 45.5
9
GREEN
18 May 2018 18:00 Tropical storm 102 km/h (63 mph) 230000 people no people 11.3, 45.1
10
GREEN
19 May 2018 00:00 Tropical storm 102 km/h (63 mph) 700000 people no people 11, 44.6
11
GREEN
19 May 2018 06:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) 810000 people no people 10.8, 44.2
12
GREEN
19 May 2018 12:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) 3.1 million people no people 10.3, 43.7
12
GREEN
20 May 2018 00:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) 4.2 million people no people 9.6, 42.7
12
GREEN
20 May 2018 12:00 Tropical depression 46 km/h (29 mph) no people no people 9, 41.9

Wind

Up to 6.3 million people can be affected by wind speeds of tropical storm strength or above.

Affected countries

Country
Somalia
Ethiopia
Yemen

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Awdal Somalia -
Woqooyi Galbeed Somalia 1.2 million people
Harerge Ethiopia 5.5 million people
Togdheer Somalia 750000 people
Sanaag Somalia 420000 people
Aden Yemen 3.2 million people
Abyan Yemen -
'Ataq Yemen -
Hadhramaut Yemen -

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Hargeysa Woqooyi Galbeed Somalia City 470000 people 91 km
Saylac Woqooyi Galbeed Somalia City - 119 km
Berbera Woqooyi Galbeed Somalia City 240000 people 144 km
Ji Jiga Harerge Ethiopia City - 145 km
Harar Harerge Ethiopia City - 204 km
Dire Dawa Harerge Ethiopia City 200000 people 216 km
'Adan Yemen Major city 540000 people 310 km
Kraytar Yemen City - 313 km

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Borama BXX unknown 0 72 km
Hargeisa HGA 1348 0 97 km
Berbera BBO 9 Civ. Paved No 13500 137 km
Aba Tenna Dejazmatch Yilma DIR 1162 Civ. Paved Yes 8800 216 km
Aden International ADE 4 Civ. Paved Yes 10100 315 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Bulhar Somalia 78 km
Zeila Somalia 114 km
Berbera SOBBO Somalia 143 km
Karin Somalia 242 km
Aden YEADE Yemen 311 km
Al Hawra Yemen 574 km

StormSurge

The maximum Storm surge height is  0.3m in Lughaye, Somalia. This height is estimated for 19 May 2018 07:00:00.

Date Name Country Alert Storm surge height (m)
19 May 2018 07:00:00 Lughaye Somalia  0.3m
19 May 2018 08:00:00 Harag Jid Somalia  0.2m
19 May 2018 09:00:00 Carmaale Somalia  0.2m
19 May 2018 07:00:00 Sabawanaag Somalia  0.2m
19 May 2018 07:00:00 Hadeytacawl Somalia  0.2m
19 May 2018 07:00:00 Takhushih Somalia  0.2m
19 May 2018 07:00:00 Sheikh Ali Idris Somalia  0.1m
19 May 2018 07:00:00 Saylac Somalia  0.1m
19 May 2018 07:00:00 Biyafoge Somalia  0.1m
17 May 2018 21:00:00 Alela Eritrea  0.1m
19 May 2018 03:00:00 Geeri Somalia  0.1m
19 May 2018 05:00:00 Bullaxaar Somalia  0.1m
17 May 2018 21:00:00 Aseb Eritrea  0.1m
17 May 2018 22:00:00 Fagal Djibouti  0.1m

Rainfall

Rainfall accumulation of the past 24h, as detected by the Global Precipitation Measurement mission of NASA. For more information, see https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/GPM/main/index.html.

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