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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for ONE-18
from 10 May 2018 21:00 UTC to 12 May 2018 00:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

Tropical Cyclone ONE-18 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 6: (17 May 2018 08:23).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 56 km/h)
  • from 10 May 2018 21:00 UTC to 12 May 2018 00:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 12 May 2018 00:48:16 UTC

Extreme Rain

Potential rainfall is calculated based on rainfall observed by several microwave satellite sensors.

The image shows the total rainfall accumulation associated with the cyclone.

Storm surge

The tropical cyclone did not reach sufficient strength to cause significant storm surge.

References

Known identifiers for this event: EP012018 (NOAAid) ep012018 (JTWCid)

Latest media headlines

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (163), BOM (1), JTWC (1), (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), ECMWF (4), HWRF (1), GFS (1), INFORM (1),

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