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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
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

Tropical Cyclone CHRIS-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 15: (10 Jul 2018 11:18).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 148 km/h)
  • from 06 Jul 2018 21:00 UTC to 10 Jul 2018 09:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 10 Jul 2018 07:06:11 UTC
  • Vulnerability: Low

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 maximum Storm surge height is  0.3m in Wallace, Canada. This height is estimated for 13 Jul 2018 03:00:00.

References

Known identifiers for this event: AL032018 (NOAAid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 997 | About casualties: 20 | Last hour: 0

Storm Chris threatens to end Lancashire’s heatwave and bring wind and rain to Britain

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 03:45:00 +0200thevisitor (en)

Storm Chris is set to hit the UK with gales, cooler temperatures and damper weather, threatening to end Britain’s heatwave. Tropical Storm Chris is currently tracking the East Coast of the US and is set to cross the Atlantic to the UK. Nicola Maxey, Senior Press Officer for the Met Office, explains....

A yellow weather warning is in place for thunderstorms for today for between 11am and 8 o'clock tonight as Hurricane Chris heads our way.

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 17:26:00 +0200stokesentinel (en)

Stoke-on-Trent is set for a wet day today - but forecasters say the storm will make way for more baking temperatures over the weekend. A yellow weather warning is in place for thunderstorms for today for between 11am and 8 o'clock tonight as Hurricane Chris heads our way.

UK weather ALERT: Thunderstorms and Hurricane Chris to savage Britain during next 48 hours

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 11:06:00 +0200dailystar (en)

WX CHARTS/MET OFFICE WEATHER WARNING: Thunderstorms and flooding are forecast to blight the UK in the coming days “Because of the short, sharp nature of the showers, there may be some surface level flooding,” forecaster for the Met Office Nicola Maxey said.

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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 (165), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), ECMWF (4), HWRF (1), GFS (1), INFORM (2),

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Further information and official advisories can be found at the Severe Weather Information Centre of the World Meteorological Organization, by clicking on the Tropical Cyclone symbols on the world map of the site.