Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for POLO-20

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000745
Name POLO-20
From - To 17 Nov - 19 Nov
Exposed countries Off-shore
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 74 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge
Vulnerability --


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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 74 km/h 0 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 104 km/h 0 m 491 mm 0.5
GFS 86 km/h 0 m 218 mm 0.5
ECMWF 61 km/h 0 m 453 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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Data, images, links, services and documents

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