Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for GERT-17

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone GERT-17 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000386
Name GERT-17
From - To 13 Aug - 17 Aug
Exposed countries Off-shore
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 157 km/h, Category 2
Maximum storm surge 0.2 m (16 Aug 04:00 UTC)
Vulnerability --


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  Wind Storm surge GDACS score
GDACS 157 km/h 0.2 m 0.5
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Latest media headlines

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Time to enjoy the summer… at last (Picture: Matt Cardy/Getty Images) Put away your anoraks, because the UK is finally set to get a bit of decent weather. At the tail-end of what has been a few months of miserable weather, the Met Office has
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Tipperary has been warned to brace itself for torrential downpours as it feels the effects of the tailend of Hurricane Gert this week. With heavy rain overnight on Sunday and into this Monday morning leading to spot flooding, the forecast i

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (127), BOM (1), JTWC (1), (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), ECMWF (10), HWRF (4), GFS (4), INFORM (1),