Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for SELMA-17
in El Salvador, Honduras

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone SELMA-17 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

Name: SELMA-17
From - To 27 Oct - 28 Oct
Exposed countries: El Salvador, Honduras
Exposed population: No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 65 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge: No locations affected by storm surge > 10 cm
Vulnerability of affected countries: High (El Salvador)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 51 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Satellite Shows Post-tropical Cyclone Selma Dissipate
Tue, 31 Oct 2017 05:06:00 +0100.

NOAA's GOES East satellite provided an image of Post-Tropical Cyclone Selma as it dissipated near the border of El Salvador and Honduras. The National Hurricane Center final advisory on Selma was issued on Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. CDT (2100 UTC).
NASA Finds New Tropical Storm Selma Has Heavy Rain-making Potential
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 00:10:00 +0100.

Tropical Storm Selma formed in the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of El Salvador and NASA infrared satellite imagery revealed the storm has very cold cloud top temperatures indicating the potential for heavy rain. A Tropical Storm Warn
Tropical Storm Selma lashes El Salvador; new storm eyes Cuba
Sun, 29 Oct 2017 12:38:00 +0100.

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) " Tropical Storm Selma made landfall on the coast of El Salvador on Saturday with strong winds, heavy rains and dangerous ocean swells, while another system developing in the Caribbean was on a forecast path t
Tropical Storm Selma lashes El Salvador with rain, winds
Sun, 29 Oct 2017 11:37:00 +0100.

MEXICO CITY (AP) " Tropical Storm Selma has made landfall on the coast of El Salvador near the Central American nation's capital, bringing strong winds, heavy rains and dangerous ocean swells. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the sto

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