Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for BOLAVEN-18

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000428
From - To 01 Jan - 04 Jan
Exposed countries Off-shore
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 83 km/h Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge n.a.
Vulnerability --


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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS JTWC 46 km/h n.a. n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 56 km/h 0.3 m n.a. 0.5
GFS 48 km/h 0.6 m n.a. 0.5
ECMWF 60 km/h 0.3 m n.a. 0.5
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

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‘Agaton’ strengthens into tropical storm as it exits PhilippinesWed, 03 Jan 2018 07:57:00 +0100.

Moving at 25 kilometers per hour, "Agaton" is expected to be outside of Philippine Area of Responsibility Wednesday afternoon. Freeman. MANILA, Philippines — "Agaton" (international name: Bolaven) has intensified into a tropical storm Wedn
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Haiti: Humanitarian Action for Children 2018 - HaitiWed, 03 Jan 2018 07:08:00 +0100.

In 2018, UNICEF and partners plan for: 720,000 people reached by rapid response teams and benefitting from the cordon sanitaire. 30,000 children accessing recreational and psychosocial support activities. 30,000 children aged 5 to 14, inclu

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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: EC-JRC (38), INFORM (1), (1),