Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for MATTHEW-16
in United States, Bahamas, Cuba, Haiti

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone MATTHEW-16 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 32: (06 Oct 2016 05:21).

Name: MATTHEW-16
From - To 28 Sep - 09 Oct
Countries affected: United States, Bahamas, Cuba, Haiti
Exposed population: 540 thousand in Cat.1 or higher
(wind speed> 118 km/h)
Maximum wind speed: 259 km/h,Category 5
Maximum storm surge: 2.5m (06 Oct 2016 18 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: High

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 951 | About casualties: 60 | Last hour: 0

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (60), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),