Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for ALEX-16
Off-shore

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone ALEX-16 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 9: (18 Jan 2016 09:29).

Name: ALEX-16
From - To 13 Jan - 15 Jan
Countries Affected: Off-shore
Exposed population: No people affected in Cat.1 or higher
(wind speed> 118 km/h)
Maximum windspeed: 139 km/h,Category 1
Maximum storm surge: 0.4m (15 Jan 2016 13:00:00)
Vulnerability of affected countries: --

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 178 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Extra-Tropical Alex speeding through north AtlanticTue, 19 Jan 2016 15:59:00 +0100. On Sat. Jan. 16, 2016, NOAA's GOES-East satellite captured a visible image of Post-Tropical Storm Alex showing that the storm's cloud pattern became elongated and now resemble a frontal shape. Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project. Tropical Storm
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Rarissime : la tempête Alex se tranforme en ouragan dans l'AtlantiqueMon, 18 Jan 2016 09:39:00 +0100. Du jamais vu depuis presque 80 ans au mois de janvier. Ce jeudi, la tempête tropicale Alex a atteint la force d'un ouragan dans l'océan Atlantique, selon l'Agence américaine océanique et atmosphérique (NOAA). L'ouragan se trouve à un peu mo
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UK weather: Britain faces days of icy conditions and sub-zero temperaturesMon, 18 Jan 2016 09:18:00 +0100. Although much of the snow had melted by yesterday evening, Met Office forecaster Charles Powell warned drivers to be ‘aware of the potential for icy roads’. There is a chance of snowfall around Birmingham and Leicester, as well as Lincolnsh
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UK weather: Britain faces days of icy conditions and sub-zero temperaturesMon, 18 Jan 2016 09:09:00 +0100. Although much of the snow had melted by yesterday evening, Met Office forecaster Charles Powell warned drivers to be ‘aware of the potential for icy roads’. There is a chance of snowfall around Birmingham and Leicester, as well as Lincolnsh
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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 (58), BOM (1), JTWC (1), (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), INFORM (1),