Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for OSCAR-18
in Iceland, Ireland, United Kingdom, Faroe Islands, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Norway, Sweden

Event summary

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

Name: OSCAR-18
From - To 27 Oct - 31 Oct
Exposed countries: Iceland, Ireland, United Kingdom, Faroe Islands, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Norway, Sweden
Exposed population: No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 167 km/h, Category 2
Maximum storm surge: 0.4 m (03 Nov 17:00 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: -- (Iceland)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 216 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Route du Rhum : les skippers vont essuyer une tempête dès la première ...
Sun, 04 Nov 2018 10:32:00 +0100.

Le tableau météo s’est confirmé samedi matin au briefing des skippers, pour le départ de la Route du Rhum, dimanche à 14 heures, depuis Saint-Malo : une sortie de Manche facile, une dépression pas encore trop méchante au début de l’Atlantiq
Flood warnings issued for parts of Scotland
Sat, 03 Nov 2018 13:37:00 +0100.

Image copyright Met Office Image caption The Met Office issued a yellow warning for rain in central and western parts of Scotland. Flood warnings have been issued for parts of Scotland as the remnants of Hurricane Oscar led to a wet and win
Hurricane Oscar threatens to wash out weekend
Sat, 03 Nov 2018 06:18:00 +0100.

03.11.2018 - 05:34 Uhr Hurricane Oscar threatens to wash out weekend fireworks with heavy rain. An intense area of low pressure is to blame for the wet and windy weather, as many enjoy firework displays around the country ....
UK weather forecast: Hurricane Oscar threatens to wash out weekend fir ...
Sat, 03 Nov 2018 04:38:00 +0100.

Brits looking to enjoy fireworks this weekend are facing a wet and windy washout. Heavy rain and strong winds will batter parts of the country in the aftermath of Hurricane Oscar. As millions plan weekend Guy Fawkes bonfires and fireworks,

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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),