Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for HELENE-18
in Portugal, Ireland, United Kingdom

Event summary

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

Name: HELENE-18
From - To 07 Sep - 16 Sep
Exposed countries: Portugal, Ireland, United Kingdom
Exposed population: No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 176 km/h, Category 2
Maximum storm surge: 1.5 m (18 Sep 06:00 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Low (PRT)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 670 | About casualties: 34 | Last hour: 0

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Wed, 19 Sep 2018 04:34:00 +0200.

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Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:31:00 +0200.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (61), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),