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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for HECTOR-18
from 31 Jul 2018 21:00 UTC to 10 Aug 2018 18:00 UTC
Automatic impact report for tropical cyclone HECTOR-18
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Current Green alert for wind impact in as of 10 Aug 2018 18:00:00 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 57 of tropical cyclone HECTOR-18 issued at 14 Aug 2018 12:00 UTC (GDACS Event ID 1000477, Latest episode ID: 57, inserted at 10 Aug 2018 19:52 UTC ).

Current impact estimate:

  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 250 km/h)
  • Vulnerability of affected countries:

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 no 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

Affected provinces

Affected Populated Places (first 20 records)

Critical infrastructure

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

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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
31 Jul 2018 18:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 12.5, -116.1
2
GREEN
01 Aug 2018 00:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 12.8, -117.6
3
GREEN
01 Aug 2018 06:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 13.3, -118.9
4
GREEN
01 Aug 2018 12:00 Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 13.7, -119.9
5
GREEN
01 Aug 2018 18:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 13.7, -120.7
6
GREEN
02 Aug 2018 00:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 13.9, -121.7
7
GREEN
02 Aug 2018 06:00 Tropical storm 111 km/h (69 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 14.2, -122.7
8
GREEN
02 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 14.2, -124
9
GREEN
02 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 2 167 km/h (103 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 14.1, -125.2
10
GREEN
03 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 2 176 km/h (109 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 14.1, -126.3
11
GREEN
03 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 2 167 km/h (103 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 14, -127.3
12
GREEN
03 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 14.1, -128.3
13
GREEN
03 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 2 167 km/h (103 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 14.1, -129.3
14
GREEN
04 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 3 185 km/h (115 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 14.2, -130.3
15
GREEN
04 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 3 194 km/h (120 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 14.3, -131.2
16
GREEN
04 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 3 194 km/h (120 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 14.2, -132.2
17
GREEN
04 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 3 204 km/h (126 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 14.2, -133.2
18
GREEN
05 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 3 204 km/h (126 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 14.3, -134.2
19
GREEN
05 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 4 213 km/h (132 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 14.3, -135.2
20
GREEN
05 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 3 204 km/h (126 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 14.3, -136.3
21
GREEN
05 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 4 213 km/h (132 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 14.3, -137.4
22
GREEN
06 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 4 222 km/h (138 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 14.5, -138.6
23
GREEN
06 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 4 222 km/h (138 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 14.8, -139.9
24
GREEN
06 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 4 231 km/h (143 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 14.9, -141.3
26
GREEN
06 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 4 250 km/h (155 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 15.1, -142.4
27
GREEN
07 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 4 250 km/h (155 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 15.5, -144
28
GREEN
07 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 4 241 km/h (149 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 15.7, -145.6
29
GREEN
07 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 4 213 km/h (132 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 16, -147.1
30
GREEN
07 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 4 213 km/h (132 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 16.3, -148.5
31
GREEN
08 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 4 213 km/h (132 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 16.5, -150
32
GREEN
08 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 4 213 km/h (132 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 16.5, -151.6
33
GREEN
08 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 3 204 km/h (126 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 16.4, -153.2
34
GREEN
08 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 3 185 km/h (115 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 16.5, -154.6
35
GREEN
09 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 3 185 km/h (115 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 16.6, -156.1
36
GREEN
09 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 3 185 km/h (115 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 16.6, -157.7
37
GREEN
09 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 3 194 km/h (120 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 16.6, -159.3
38
GREEN
09 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 3 194 km/h (120 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 16.8, -160.8
39
GREEN
10 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 3 204 km/h (126 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 17, -162.4
40
GREEN
10 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 4 213 km/h (132 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 17.2, -163.7
41
GREEN
10 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 4 213 km/h (132 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 17.6, -165.2
42
GREEN
10 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 4 222 km/h (138 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 17.8, -166.6
42
GREEN
11 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 4 213 km/h (132 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 18.8, -168.8
42
GREEN
11 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 3 194 km/h (120 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 20.2, -170.8
42
GREEN
12 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 2 176 km/h (109 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 21.9, -172.7
42
GREEN
12 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 2 157 km/h (98 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 23.8, -174.9
42
GREEN
13 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 1 130 km/h (80 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 27.1, -179.9
42
GREEN
14 Aug 2018 18:00 Tropical storm 111 km/h (69 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 29.6, 175.1
42
GREEN
15 Aug 2018 18:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 32, 170.5

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 31 Jul 2018 21:00 Category 1 120 No people affected  
2 01 Aug 2018 03:00 Category 1 139 No people affected  
3 01 Aug 2018 09:00 Category 1 148 No people affected  
4 01 Aug 2018 15:00 Category 2 167 No people affected  
5 01 Aug 2018 21:00 Category 2 167 No people affected  
6 02 Aug 2018 03:00 Category 2 167 No people affected  
7 02 Aug 2018 09:00 Category 2 176 No people affected  
8 02 Aug 2018 15:00 Category 3 194 No people affected  
9 02 Aug 2018 21:00 Category 4 213 No people affected  
10 03 Aug 2018 03:00 Category 4 213 No people affected  
11 03 Aug 2018 09:00 Category 3 204 No people affected  
12 03 Aug 2018 15:00 Category 3 185 No people affected  
13 03 Aug 2018 21:00 Category 3 194 No people affected  
14 04 Aug 2018 03:00 Category 4 213 No people affected  
15 04 Aug 2018 09:00 Category 3 204 No people affected  
16 04 Aug 2018 15:00 Category 3 204 No people affected  
17 04 Aug 2018 21:00 Category 4 213 No people affected  
18 05 Aug 2018 03:00 Category 4 213 No people affected  
19 05 Aug 2018 09:00 Category 3 204 No people affected  
20 05 Aug 2018 15:00 Category 3 204 No people affected  
21 05 Aug 2018 21:00 Category 4 213 No people affected  
22 06 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 4 222 No people affected  
23 06 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 4 222 No people affected United States Minor Outlying Islands
24 06 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 4 231 No people affected United States Minor Outlying Islands
26 06 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 4 250 No people affected United States Minor Outlying Islands
27 07 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 4 250 No people affected United States Minor Outlying Islands
28 07 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 4 241 No people affected United States Minor Outlying Islands
29 07 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 4 213 No people affected United States Minor Outlying Islands
30 07 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 4 213 No people affected United States Minor Outlying Islands
31 08 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 4 213 No people affected United States Minor Outlying Islands
32 08 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 4 213 No people affected United States Minor Outlying Islands
33 08 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 3 204 No people affected United States Minor Outlying Islands
34 08 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 3 185 No people affected  
35 09 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 3 185 No people affected  
36 09 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 3 185 No people affected  
37 09 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 3 194 No people affected  
38 09 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 3 194 No people affected  
39 10 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 4 213 No people affected  
40 10 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 4 222 No people affected  
41 10 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 4 213 No people affected  
42 10 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 4 222 No people affected  
43 11 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 4 213 No people affected  
44 11 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 3 194 No people affected  
45 11 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 3 194 No people affected  
46 11 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 2 176 No people affected  
47 12 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 2 176 No people affected  
48 12 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 2 157 No people affected  
49 12 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 1 139 No people affected  
50 12 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 1 120 No people affected  
51 13 Aug 2018 00:00 Tropical storm 111 No people affected  
52 13 Aug 2018 06:00 Tropical storm 102 No people affected  
53 13 Aug 2018 12:00 Tropical storm 83 No people affected  
54 13 Aug 2018 18:00 Tropical storm 83 No people affected  
55 14 Aug 2018 00:00 Tropical storm 74 No people affected  
56 14 Aug 2018 06:00 Tropical storm 65 No people affected  
57 14 Aug 2018 12:00 Tropical storm 65 No people affected  

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Data resources

For a full list of available products related to this event, please refer to the GDACS Resources page.

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.