Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for GERT-17
Off-shore

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone GERT-17 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 19: (17 Aug 2017 14:48).

Name: GERT-17
From - To 13 Aug - 17 Aug
Countries affected: Off-shore
Exposed population: No people affected in Cat.1 or higher
(wind speed> 118 km/h)
Maximum wind speed: 157 km/h,Category 2
Maximum storm surge: 0.2m (16 Aug 2017 04 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: --

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Latest media headlines

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:08:00 +0200.

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:18:00 +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 (58), BOM (1), JTWC (1), (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), INFORM (1),