Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for KENI-18
in Fiji

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone KENI-18 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000447
Name KENI-18
From - To 08 Apr - 11 Apr
Exposed countries Fiji
Exposed population 30 thousand in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 157 km/h, Category 2
Maximum storm surge 0.4 m (10 Apr 00:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (Fiji)


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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 157 km/h 0.4 m n.a. 0.5
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 11 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Feed aggregatorSat, 14 Apr 2018 04:48:00 +0200.

A first visit by the Myanmar Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, Win Myat Aye, to Kutupalong Refugee Camp in Cox's Bazar took place on 11 April. The purpose of the visit was to meet with Rohingya refugees and speed up the
Deux cyclones en deux semaines aux FidjiFri, 13 Apr 2018 10:47:00 +0200.

Cette fin de saison cyclonique est particulièrement chargée dans la zone des Îles Fidji. Pas encore remis du cyclone Josie, l’archipel doit en effet faire face au cyclone Keni. Les fortes pluies et les vents violents ont déjà provoqué des i
A woman's tale of survival clinging to a bed as deadly floods swept th ... Fri, 13 Apr 2018 02:34:00 +0200.

A woman and her son survived Fiji's treacherous floods this week floating on a bed as it rose to within inches of the ceiling in their home. Their story of survival after back to back rain and cyclones in April is being described as miracul
NASA Finds Wind Shear Slamming Tropical Cyclone KeniFri, 13 Apr 2018 01:44:00 +0200.

NASA satellite imagery showed that Tropical Cyclone Keni was being battered by vertical wind shear. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite revealed that wind shear was pushing the clouds and storms associated with Keni to the southeast of the cent

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: UNOSAT (1), JRC (61), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),