Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for OSCAR-18
in Iceland, Ireland, United Kingdom, Faroe Islands, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Norway, Sweden

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000525
Name OSCAR-18
From - To 27 Oct - 31 Oct
Exposed countries Iceland, Ireland, United Kingdom, Faroe Islands, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Norway, Sweden
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 167 km/h, Category 2
Maximum storm surge
Vulnerability -- (Iceland)


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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 167 km/h 0 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
GFS 89 km/h 1.8 m n.a. 0.5
ECMWF 101 km/h 3.3 m n.a. 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: 216 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Route du Rhum : les skippers vont essuyer une tempête dès la première ... Sun, 04 Nov 2018 10:32:00 +0100.

Le tableau météo s’est confirmé samedi matin au briefing des skippers, pour le départ de la Route du Rhum, dimanche à 14 heures, depuis Saint-Malo : une sortie de Manche facile, une dépression pas encore trop méchante au début de l’Atlantiq
Flood warnings issued for parts of ScotlandSat, 03 Nov 2018 13:37:00 +0100.

Image copyright Met Office Image caption The Met Office issued a yellow warning for rain in central and western parts of Scotland. Flood warnings have been issued for parts of Scotland as the remnants of Hurricane Oscar led to a wet and win
Hurricane Oscar threatens to wash out weekendSat, 03 Nov 2018 06:18:00 +0100.

03.11.2018 - 05:34 Uhr Hurricane Oscar threatens to wash out weekend fireworks with heavy rain. An intense area of low pressure is to blame for the wet and windy weather, as many enjoy firework displays around the country ....
UK weather forecast: Hurricane Oscar threatens to wash out weekend fir ... Sat, 03 Nov 2018 04:38:00 +0100.

Brits looking to enjoy fireworks this weekend are facing a wet and windy washout. Heavy rain and strong winds will batter parts of the country in the aftermath of Hurricane Oscar. As millions plan weekend Guy Fawkes bonfires and fireworks,

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 (38), (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),