Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for FOUR-20
in , Fiji, Vanuatu

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone FOUR-20 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000751
Name FOUR-20
From - To 11 Dec - 12 Dec
Exposed countries , Fiji, Vanuatu
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 74 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 0.2 m (12 Dec 16:00 UTC)
Vulnerability --

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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 74 km/h 0.2 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 162 km/h 0.5 m 1023 mm 0.5
GFS 166 km/h 0.5 m 976 mm 0.5
ECMWF 112 km/h 0.4 m 735 mm 0.5
Beta Version - All weather systems in the area: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
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Fiji - Tropical cyclone FOUR-20 (ECHO 11 Dec 2020)Fri, 11 Dec 2020 02:00

  • A new tropical cyclone named FOUR formed in the South Pacific Ocean, and it is moving west towards Rotuma Island (Fiji). On 11 December its center was located approximately 300 km south-east of Rotuma, with maximum sustained wind of 65 km/h.
  • Tropical cyclone FOUR-20 is expected to strengthen, while moving west over the South Pacific Ocean, passing south of Rotuma in the afternoon (UTC) of 11 December.
  • Heavy rainfall warnings remain in force for Rotuma and heavy rainfall, strong wind and high waves are expected over Rotuma on 11-12 December.
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