Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for CILIDA-18
Off-shore

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000536
Name CILIDA-18
From - To 19 Dec - 24 Dec
Exposed countries Off-shore
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 259 km/h, Category 5
Maximum storm surge
Vulnerability --

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  Wind Storm surge GDACS score
GDACS 259 km/h 0 m 0.5
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Mauritius, La Réunion (France) - Tropical Cyclone CILIDA (ECHO 17 Apr 2019)Fri, 21 Dec 2018 11:03

  • Tropical Cyclone CILIDA continues to strengthen as it moves  south-west over the Indian Ocean. On 21 December at 00:00 UTC, its centre was located approx. 640 km north of Mauritius and 775 Km north-east of La Réunion with maximum sustained winds of 194 km/h (Tropical Storm).
  • Over the next 24 h, it is forecast to continue moving southwards, strengthening, with maximum sustained winds up to 231 km/h. Heavy rainfall and strong winds could affect Mauritius and Rodrigues Island on 21-23 December.
Mauritius, La Réunion (France) - Tropical cyclone CILIDA (ECHO 17 Apr 2019)Thu, 20 Dec 2018 10:48

  • Tropical cyclone CILIDA (previously named SEVEN) continued south-west over the southwestern Indian Ocean, slighty strengthening. On 20 December at 0:00 UTC, its centre was located approx. 920 km north-north-east of Mauritius and 1 090 Km north-east of La Réunion with maximum sustained winds of 83 km/h (tropical storm). Over the next 24 hours, it is forecast to continue south-west, strengthening, with maximum sustained winds up to 130 km/h.
  • CILIDA may pass between Mauritius and Rodrigues Island (Mauritius) early on 23 December with projected winds of up to 200 km/h. Heavy rainfall and strong wind could affect Mauritius and Rodrigues Island on 22-23 December.
Mauritius, La Réunion (France) - Tropical cyclone SEVEN (ECHO 17 Apr 2019)Wed, 19 Dec 2018 10:56

  • Tropical cyclone SEVEN (CILIDA in La Réunion and Mauritius) formed over the Indian Ocean on 19 December. At 0:00 UTC, its centre was located approx. 1 085 km north-north-east of Mauritius and 1 250 km north-east of La Réunion with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h (tropical storm).
  • Over the next 24 hours, it is forecast to continue south-west, strengthening, with maximum sustained winds up to 102 km/h (tropical storm). SEVEN is forecast to pass over Mauritius and Rodrigues Islands on 22-23 December with maximum sustained winds up to 157 km/h.
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Pluies, houle : à 470 km de La Réunion, le cyclone intense Cilida se.. ... Wed, 26 Dec 2018 06:10:00 +0100.

Il continue de se rapprocher de La Réunion, mais ne devrait pas toucher notre île, selon les derniers bulletins de Météo France. Le cyclone tropical intense Cilida se trouve ce samedi à 16h à 470 km au nord-nord-est de La Réunion. L'île est
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Satellite sees Tropical Cyclone Cilida north of MauritiusTue, 25 Dec 2018 21:04:00 +0100.

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean on Dec. 21 and captured a visible image of Tropical Cyclone Cilida north of the island of Mauritius. Credit: NASA Worldview, Earth Observing System Data and Information S
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2018-12-25T10:09:02+01:00Tue, 25 Dec 2018 10:33:00 +0100.

#METEO Vous avez peu de chances de voir de la neige, demain, mais vous pourrez au moins profiter d'une matinée ensoleillée dans une grande partie de la France. Retrouvez les prévisions de votre commune #METEO Ce n'est pas de la neige, mais
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2018-12-24T19:09:49+01:00Mon, 24 Dec 2018 20:12:00 +0100.

#METEO Vous avez peu de chances de voir de la neige, demain, mais vous pourrez au moins profiter d'une matinée ensoleillée dans une grande partie de la France. Retrouvez les prévisions de votre commune #METEO Ce n'est pas de la neige, mais
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (104), BOM (1), JTWC (1), (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), ECMWF (8), GFS (4), INFORM (1),