Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for IMELDA-19
in United States

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000604
Name IMELDA-19
From - To 17 Sep - 18 Sep
Exposed countries United States
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 65 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge n.a.
Vulnerability Low (United States)


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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 65 km/h n.a. n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
GFS n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
ECMWF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
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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USA - Tropical Depression IMELDA (ECHO 18 Sep 2019)Wed, 18 Sep 2019 13:04

  • Tropical Depression IMELDA, formed in the Gulf of Mexico on 17 September, is moving north across eastern Texas. On 18 September at 3.00 UTC, its centre was over Houston, with maximum sustained winds of 56 km/h (tropical depression).
  • IMELDA will continue northward across eastern Texas dissipating but bringing heavy rain.
  • Over the next 24 hours, heavy rain is expected over south-east Texas and a flash flood watch is in effect for Houston area.
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