Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for KIKO-19

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone KIKO-19 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000598
Name KIKO-19
From - To 12 Sep - 15 Sep
Exposed countries Off-shore
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 213 km/h, Category 4
Maximum storm surge
Vulnerability --


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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 213 km/h 0 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 151 km/h 0.4 m 365 mm 0.5
GFS 133 km/h 0.3 m 442 mm 0.5
ECMWF 122 km/h 0.3 m 558 mm 0.5
Beta Version - All weather systems in the area: 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: 8 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Kiko strengthens into major hurricane in East PacificSun, 15 Sep 2019 05:16:00 +0200.

Update 5 p.m. Kiko rapidly strengthened into a major hurricane today in the East Pacific Ocean and could be at or near major hurricane strength early next week. Kiko, a Category 3 hurricane with winds near 115 mph, is 775 mile west-southwes
Tropical Storm Humberto Barrels Toward Hurricane-Battered BahamasSun, 15 Sep 2019 05:07:00 +0200.

Tropical Storm Humberto is passing east of Abaco Island in the Bahamas Saturday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). As of 11 a.m. ET Saturday, NHC forecasters predicted "tropical-storm-force winds and heavy rainfall"
Kiko strengthens into hurricane in East PacificSun, 15 Sep 2019 04:22:00 +0200.

Update 11 a.m. Kiko strengthened into a hurricane today and is currently 730 miles west, southwest of the southern tip of Baja California. Kiko is moving toward the west near 12 mph. A westward or west-northwestward course at a slwoer forwa
Message to Japanese media: 'Stop asking people to open their fridges d ... Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:10:00 +0200.

As Typhoon Faxai slammed into Chiba Prefecture last Monday, it caused widespread damage and disruption. While the transport chaos at Narita Airport subsided relatively quickly, upwards of 640,000 homes were left without power throughout the

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 (144), BOM (1), JTWC (1), (1), NASA (1), NOAA (1), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), ECMWF (10), HWRF (5), GFS (4), INFORM (1), HOLLAND (3),