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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for CHRIS-18
in Canadafrom 06 Jul 2018 21:00 UTC to 10 Jul 2018 09:00 UTC
Automatic impact report for tropical cyclone CHRIS-18
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Current Green alert for wind impact in Canada as of 10 Jul 2018 09:00:00 UTC

This tropical cyclone is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the affected population in the past and forecasted path.

Current storm status

This report is for advisory number 15 of tropical cyclone CHRIS-18 issued at 10 Jul 2018 09:00 UTC (GDACS Event ID 1000468, Latest episode ID: 15, inserted at 10 Jul 2018 07:06 UTC ).

Current impact estimate:

  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 148 km/h)
  • Vulnerability of affected countries: Low

Impact of Extreme Wind

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Cloud map
Cloud map. Track and wind-buffer map. Green area: Area that can be affected by winds of more than 64 km/h (Tropical Storm strength). Orange area: Same, for winds of more than 92 km/h. Red area: Same, for winds above 120 km/h (Hurricane or Typhoon strength) (Source: JRC)
Cloud Map Zoomed on last forecast
Cloud Map Zoomed on last forecast. The zoomed map on the last track. (Source: JRC)

Affected population

Up to 2600 people people can be affected by wind speeds of cyclone strength or above. In addition, no people people are living in coastal areas below 5m and can therefore be affected by storm surge.

Affected country

Country
Canada

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Newfoundland Canada 590000 people

Affected Populated Places (first 20 records)

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Major ports
Name LOCODE Country Distance
Trepassey Canada 2345 km
Cape Race CACRE Canada 2359 km

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Event time line

The storm evolution is shown in the table below. Alert levels and population estimates are related to the area from a point to the next.

Advisory Alert color Date (UTC) Category Wind speed Wind gusts Population affected
by cyclone winds (>120km/h)
Location (lat, lon)
1
GREEN
06 Jul 2018 21:00 Tropical depression 46 km/h (29 mph) 65 km/h (40 mph) no people 32.2, -73.8
2
GREEN
07 Jul 2018 03:00 Tropical depression 46 km/h (29 mph) 65 km/h (40 mph) no people 32.6, -74.1
3
GREEN
07 Jul 2018 09:00 Tropical depression 46 km/h (29 mph) 65 km/h (40 mph) no people 33.2, -74.6
4
GREEN
07 Jul 2018 15:00 Tropical depression 46 km/h (29 mph) 65 km/h (40 mph) no people 33.1, -74.8
5
GREEN
07 Jul 2018 21:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) 74 km/h (46 mph) no people 32.9, -75.3
6
GREEN
08 Jul 2018 03:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) 74 km/h (46 mph) no people 32.9, -75.1
7
GREEN
08 Jul 2018 09:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) 83 km/h (52 mph) no people 33, -75.5
8
GREEN
08 Jul 2018 15:00 Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) 93 km/h (57 mph) no people 32.9, -75
9
GREEN
08 Jul 2018 21:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) 102 km/h (63 mph) no people 32.7, -74.6
10
GREEN
09 Jul 2018 03:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) 111 km/h (69 mph) no people 32.5, -74.5
11
GREEN
09 Jul 2018 09:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) 111 km/h (69 mph) no people 32.4, -74.6
12
GREEN
09 Jul 2018 15:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) 111 km/h (69 mph) no people 32.2, -74.5
13
GREEN
09 Jul 2018 21:00 Tropical storm 111 km/h (69 mph) 139 km/h (86 mph) no people 32.2, -74.4
14
GREEN
10 Jul 2018 03:00 Tropical storm 111 km/h (69 mph) 139 km/h (86 mph) no people 32.3, -74.3
15
GREEN
10 Jul 2018 09:00 Tropical storm 111 km/h (69 mph) 139 km/h (86 mph) no people 32.6, -73.9
15
GREEN
10 Jul 2018 18:00 Category 1 130 km/h (80 mph) 157 km/h (98 mph) no people 33.1, -73.2
15
GREEN
11 Jul 2018 06:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) 167 km/h (103 mph) no people 34.4, -71.4
15
GREEN
11 Jul 2018 18:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) 185 km/h (115 mph) no people 36.5, -68.2
15
GREEN
12 Jul 2018 06:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) 167 km/h (103 mph) 2600 people 39.7, -64
15
GREEN
13 Jul 2018 06:00 Tropical storm 111 km/h (69 mph) 139 km/h (86 mph) no people 46.5, -53.3
15
GREEN
14 Jul 2018 06:00 Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) 93 km/h (57 mph) no people 50.7, -38.5
15
GREEN
15 Jul 2018 06:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) 83 km/h (52 mph) no people 53, -23

Previous advisories

For accessing reports of previous advisories, please click on the advisory number in the table below.

IDAlert ColorDate (UTC)CategoryMaximum sustained
wind speed (km/h)
Population affected
by cyclone winds (>120km/h)
Affected countries
1 06 Jul 2018 21:00 Category 1 130 No people affected  
2 07 Jul 2018 03:00 Category 1 120 No people affected  
3 07 Jul 2018 09:00 Category 1 120 No people affected  
4 07 Jul 2018 15:00 Category 1 120 No people affected Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon
5 07 Jul 2018 21:00 Category 1 120 No people affected Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon
6 08 Jul 2018 03:00 Category 1 130 No people affected Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon
7 08 Jul 2018 09:00 Category 1 130 No people affected Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon
8 08 Jul 2018 15:00 Category 1 148 No people affected Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon
9 08 Jul 2018 21:00 Category 1 139 No people affected Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon
10 09 Jul 2018 03:00 Category 1 148 No people affected Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon
11 09 Jul 2018 09:00 Category 1 148 No people affected Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon
12 09 Jul 2018 15:00 Category 1 139 10 thousand Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon
13 09 Jul 2018 21:00 Category 1 148 9 thousand Canada
14 10 Jul 2018 03:00 Category 1 148 No people affected Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon
15 10 Jul 2018 09:00 Category 1 148 3 thousand Canada

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Data resources

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About the data

JRC set up an automatic routine that includes the Tropical Cyclone (TC) bulletins produced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) into a single database, covering all TC basins.

JRC calculates areas affected by high winds (wind buffers at 39, 58 and 74mph). This is done using the maximum reported wind radius (maximum of 4 quadrants) or, in case no wind radii are provided, through a regression analysis based on historical data. JRC also calculates the area affected by storm surge using HyFlux2 (hydrodynamic software).

Sources for data on critical infrastructure are: JRC NUMAS database (nuclear plants), ESRI (hydro dams, 1996), Global Discovery (airports, ports and cities).

Population data is from LandScan 2014.

Disclaimer

While we try everything to ensure accuracy, this information is purely indicative and should not be used for any decision making without alternate sources of information. The JRC is not responsible for any damage or loss resulting from the use of the information presented on this website.