Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for BERTHA-20
in United States

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000670
Name BERTHA-20
From - To 27 May - 27 May
Exposed countries United States
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 83 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 0.5 m (27 May 14:30 UTC)
Vulnerability Low (United States)

GDACS Score

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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 83 km/h 0.5 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 61 km/h 0.9 m 148 mm 0.5
GFS 54 km/h 0.6 m 130 mm 0.5
ECMWF 72 km/h 0.5 m 247 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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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 168 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Many States Scrambling to Update Hurricane Plans for VirusSun, 31 May 2020 19:41:00 +0200.

Officials across the U.S. South are still scrambling to adjust their hurricane plans to the coronavirus. The big unknown: Where will people fleeing storms go? The Associated Press surveyed more than 70 counties and states from Texas to Virg
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Many states scrambling to update hurricane plans for virusSun, 31 May 2020 17:13:00 +0200.

Officials across the U.S. South are still scrambling to adjust their hurricane plans to the coronavirus. The big unknown: Where will people fleeing storms go? The Associated Press surveyed more than 70 counties and states from Texas to Virg
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Many states scrambling to update hurricane plans for coronavirusSun, 31 May 2020 17:04:00 +0200.

The Associated Press surveyed more than 70 counties and states from Texas to Virginia, with more than 60% of coastal counties saying as of late May that they're still solidifying plans for public hurricane shelters. They're also altering pr
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Many states scrambling to update hurricane plans for virusSun, 31 May 2020 17:02:00 +0200.

Officials across the U.S. South are still scrambling to adjust their hurricane plans to the coronavirus. The big unknown: Where will people fleeing storms go? The Associated Press surveyed more than 70 counties and states from Texas to Virg
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (59), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (1), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),