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

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000488
Name ERNESTO-18
From - To 15 Aug - 18 Aug
Exposed countries Ireland, United Kingdom
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 74 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 1 m (18 Aug 23:00 UTC)
Vulnerability -- (Ireland)

GDACS Score

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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 74 km/h 1 m n.a. 0.5
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 140 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Storm Ernesto set to bring wildfire smoke to BritainMon, 20 Aug 2018 05:23:00 +0200.

Britain is set to be battered by strong winds and rain from a tropical storm that could carry smoke from the Canadian and California wildfires. Forecasters said the smell of the fires and small amounts of soot might be detectable when Storm
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Storm Ernesto Is Heading for the Coast of IrelandSun, 19 Aug 2018 04:05:00 +0200.

There’s a tropical storm brewing in the Atlantic Ocean and heading for Ireland. Tropical storm Ernesto is expected to complete its trans-Atlantic travel Saturday night when it arrives on the coast of Ireland, according to the Ernesto is the
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Storm Ernesto to hit Britain bringing wildfire smoke from US and Canad ... Sat, 18 Aug 2018 22:18:00 +0200.

What time will Storm Ernesto hit the UK?

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Tropical Storm Ernesto now a post-tropical cyclone; no threat to Flori ... Sat, 18 Aug 2018 21:50:00 +0200.

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Ernesto is now a Post-Tropical Cyclone and is moving east-northeast at 35 mph in the North Atlantic. TS Ernesto now a post-tropical cyclone; TRACKING THE TROPICS: Watches, warnings, forecasts, spaghetti models The system is
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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),