Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for KIRK-18
in Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, Barbados

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000509
Name KIRK-18
From - To 22 Sep - 29 Sep
Exposed countries Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, Barbados
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 93 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 0.2 m (27 Sep 22:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (St. Vincent & the Grenadines)


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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 93 km/h 0.2 m n.a. 0.5
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La visite de Macron aux AntillesTue, 02 Oct 2018 10:57:00 +0200.

Pour sa quatrième visite dans les Outre-mer, le président de la République était en déplacement aux Antilles entre le 26 et le 30 septembre 2018. Un an après le passage des ourgans et Maria , il s'est rendu en Martinique, en Guadeloupe, à S
Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for SVG – Advisory #8Tue, 02 Oct 2018 06:10:00 +0200.

Advisory #8 on Tropical Storm Kirk. A Tropical Storm Watch and a Flood watch remains in effect for St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) Issued: Friday 28th September, 2018. At 5:00 am, Tropical Storm Kirk was near 13.2 North…62.5 West or ap
Tropical Storm Rosa to cross the Baja California PeninsulaTue, 02 Oct 2018 01:26:00 +0200.

Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Tropical Storm Rosa is forecast to cross the Baja California Peninsula on Monday night, bringing flooding rains to Mexico and the U.S. Southwest. Rosa was located about 70 miles west-northwest of Punta Eugenia, Mexico, and a

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (141), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), ECMWF (10), HWRF (4), GFS (4), INFORM (2),