Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for WALAKA-18
in United States Minor Outlying Islands

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000516
Name WALAKA-18
From - To 29 Sep - 06 Oct
Exposed countries United States Minor Outlying Islands
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 269 km/h, Category 5
Maximum storm surge
Vulnerability -- ()

GDACS Score

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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 269 km/h 0 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 87 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Tropical Storm Could Fuck AlaskaFri, 05 Oct 2018 23:16:00 +0200.

Things that look unintentionally like dicks will never not be funny. And so I present to you, dear reader, the map above that depicts the odds of topical storm-force winds from Tropical Storm Walaka. This is truly the only funny thing on T
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Wildlife researchers evacuated from Pacific atoll as storm nearsFri, 05 Oct 2018 13:08:00 +0200.

Seven researchers were evacuated from a remote atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands as a powerful hurricane headed their way, officials said Wednesday. A research vessel picked up the seven from French Frigate Shoals, said Kate Toniol
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Gå till det första olästa inlägget i ämnet 'Den stora tråden om global ... Fri, 05 Oct 2018 09:43:00 +0200.

Hurricane tracker LIVE map: Satellite images show two MAJOR hurricanes raging RIGHT NOW THE 2018 hurricane season is well underway and has seen over 20 hurricanes raging in the ocean so far. Here is the latest update of storms in the ocean
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7 researchers evacuated from Pacific atoll as storm nearsFri, 05 Oct 2018 06:05:00 +0200.

HONOLULU (AP) — Seven researchers have been evacuated from a remote atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands as a powerful hurricane headed their way, officials said Wednesday. A research vessel picked up the seven from French Frigate Sho
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

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),