Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for HUMBERTO-19
in Bermuda, Bahamas, United States, Bahamas, Bermuda

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone HUMBERTO-19 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000599
Name HUMBERTO-19
From - To 12 Sep - 20 Sep
Exposed countries Bermuda, Bahamas, United States, Bahamas, Bermuda
Exposed population 70 thousand in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 204 km/h, Category 3
Maximum storm surge 0.8 m (14 Sep 21:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Low (Bermuda)

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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 204 km/h 0.8 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 212 km/h 0.4 m 692 mm 0.5
GFS 194 km/h 0 m 339 mm 0.5
ECMWF 176 km/h 0.7 m 396 mm 0.5
Beta Version - All weather systems in the area: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
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Bermuda - Tropical Cyclone HUMBERTO update Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:04

  • After passing west off Bermuda, Tropical Cyclone HUMBERTO is moving north-east over northern Atlantic Ocean. On 19 September at 3.00 UTC its centre was located approximately 190 km north-east of St. George's Island (Bermuda), with maximum sustained winds of 194 km/h (Category 3).
  • According to the early estimations, several people have been displaced in emergency shelters, while power outages and transportation disruptions have been reported across Bermuda.
  • HUMBERTO is expected to weaken, while moving north-east over northern Atlantic Ocean. Rainfall and strong winds are expected over Bermuda on 19-20 September.
Bermuda - Tropical Cyclone HUMBERTO update (ECHO 18 Sep 2019)Wed, 18 Sep 2019 13:04

  • Tropical Cyclone HUMBERTO continues east north-east towards the Bermuda Islands (British Overseas Territory). On 18 September at 3.00 UTC, its centre was approximately 550 km south-west of Bermuda, with maximum sustained winds of 185 km/h (Category 3 hurricane).
  • HUMBERTO is expected to pass west, off the Bermuda coast in the early morning of 19 September, with maximum sustained winds up to 185 km/h.
  • A hurricane warning has been issued by the Bermuda Weather Service, while heavy rainfall, strong winds and thunderstorms are forecast over the islands on 18-19 September.
Bermuda, USA, The Bahamas - Tropical Cyclone HUMBERTO (ECHO 17 Sep 2019)Tue, 17 Sep 2019 12:59

  • Tropical Cyclone HUMBERTO continues off the northern Bahamas and south-eastern USA coast. On 17 September at 3.00 UTC, its centre was located approximately 990 km west-southwest of the Bermuda Islands, with maximum sustained winds of 148 km/h (Category 1 hurricane).
  • HUMBERTO is expected to strengthen as it moves north-east with maximum sustained winds up to 185 km/h (Category 3 Hurricane) before passing north-west off the Bermuda coast on 19 September with maximum sustained winds up to 165 km/h (Category 2 hurricane).
  • Heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge are forecast over Bermuda over 17-19 September. A tropical storm watch is in effect in the area.
The Bahamas, USA, Bermuda - Tropical Cyclone HUMBERTO (ECHO 16 Sep 2019)Mon, 16 Sep 2019 13:07

  • Tropical Cyclone HUMBERTO passed approximately 100 km east of the north-western Bahamas - already devastated by the recent Hurricane DORIAN - on 14 September as a tropical storm. On 16 September at 3.00 UTC, its centre was located approximately 330 km east of Daytona Beach (Florida, USA), with maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h (Category 1 Hurricane).
  • HUMBERTO is forecast to continue north-east far off the Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas coast, with maximum sustained winds up to 155-160 km/h (Category 2 hurricane) before passing north off the Bermuda coast on 19-20 September as a Category 1 hurricane.
  • Heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge are forecast over the north-western Bahamas and from eastern Florida to the Carolinas over 16-18 September, as well as heavy rainfall in Bermuda from 18 September.
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