Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for CHALANE-20
in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Botswana

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000755
Name CHALANE-20
From - To 24 Dec - 30 Dec
Exposed countries Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Botswana
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 111 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 1.1 m (30 Dec 05:00 UTC)
Vulnerability High (Madagascar)

GDACS Score

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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 111 km/h 1.1 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 155 km/h 1.3 m 451 mm 0.5
GFS 148 km/h 1.1 m 492 mm 0.5
ECMWF 72 km/h 1.3 m 366 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: 83 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Mozambique storm death toll rises to 7 Africa 14 min agoSat, 02 Jan 2021 11:18:00 +0100.

In Sofala, Manica and Zambézia, storm Chalane has left at least 10 people injured.
Environmental Disasters In December 2020Sat, 02 Jan 2021 10:38:00 +0100.

The last month of 2020 saw a host of environmental disasters, including floods in Malaysia and Thailand, a volcanic eruption that displaced hundreds in Indonesia, landslides in Canada and Norway, and storms in Nigeria. Here is a timeline co
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Environmental disasters in December 2020Sat, 02 Jan 2021 10:32:00 +0100.

ANKARA The last month of 2020 saw a host of environmental disasters, including floods in Malaysia and Thailand, a volcanic eruption that displaced hundreds in Indonesia, landslides in Canada and Norway, and storms in Nigeria. Here is a time
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Le Zimbabwe à l’abri de la dépression tropicale ChalaneFri, 01 Jan 2021 13:53:00 +0100.

Harare – Le département du service météorologique zimbabwéen (MSD) a indiqué que le pays était désormais à l’abri de la dépression tropicale Chalane qui s’était approchée du Zimbabwe fin décembre. Dans un communiqué, MSD a fait savoir que l
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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: JRC (38), (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),