Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for OPHELIA-17
in Ireland, United Kingdom

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000410
Name OPHELIA-17
From - To 09 Oct - 16 Oct
Exposed countries Ireland, United Kingdom
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 185 km/h, Category 3
Maximum storm surge 1.3 m (16 Oct 12:00 UTC)
Vulnerability -- (Ireland)

GDACS Score

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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 185 km/h 1.3 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 455 | About casualties: 48 | Last hour: 0

Storm Brian’s winds to be weaker ‘in general’ than OpheliaFri, 20 Oct 2017 02:20:00 +0200.

By Stephen Rogers Irish Examiner Reporter. Met Éireann is predicting that “in general”, the winds which Storm Brian brings to the country this weekend will not be as severe as Ophelia. Nonetheless there are Status Orange wind alerts the se
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Forget Hurricane Ophelia - is Storm Brian going to hit the North East ... Fri, 20 Oct 2017 01:21:00 +0200.

Storm Brian is expected to batter the UK coast just days after Ophelia wreaked destruction. Heavy rain and gusts of 50 miles per hour (mph) are expected widely across southern England and the west of Wales on Saturday and winds could reach
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Hurricane Brian path: Violent 'weather BOMB' to smash into UK from TON ... Fri, 20 Oct 2017 01:04:00 +0200.

MET OFFICE/GETTY Nathan Rao Hurricane Brian will assault Britain with strong winds this weekend Powerful gales threaten to tear down power lines and topple trees as the violent ‘weather bomb’ smashes the UK. Met Eireann last night confirmed
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Latest: See the extent of the floods in Cork as the ESB restores power ... Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:14:00 +0200.

Update 8.57pm: ESB Networks crews say they have restored power to a further 13,000 homes, farms and businesses this evening. They have managed to restore 335,000 customers back on the grid, but work continues to restore another 50,000 who a
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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 (141), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), ECMWF (10), HWRF (4), GFS (4), INFORM (2),