Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for RENE-20
in Cape Verde

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000711
Name RENE-20
From - To 07 Sep - 14 Sep
Exposed countries Cape Verde
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 83 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 0.3 m (08 Sep 00:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (Cape Verde)


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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 83 km/h 0.3 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 101 km/h 0.9 m 319 mm 0.5
GFS 140 km/h 1.1 m 444 mm 0.5
ECMWF 115 km/h 1.3 m 647 mm 0.5
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Cabo Verde - Tropical Storm RENE (ECHO 08 Sep 2020)Tue, 08 Sep 2020 12:59

  • The new Tropical Storm named RENE formed on 7 August, passed over Boa Vista island of 7 September, and is moving west-north, west over sea, towards the western group of Cabo Verde islands. On 8 September, its centre was located over the sea approximately 60 km west of Boa Vista, and 90 km south-east of São Nicolau, with maximum sustained wind of 65 km/h.
  • RENE is forecast to pass along the southern coast of São Nicolau, São Antão, and São Vicente in the morning of 8 September, as a Tropical Storm. Afterwards, it is expected to strengthen as it moves north-west over the central-eastern Atlantic.
  • A Tropical Storm warning is in effect for Cabo Verde islands and heavy rain, strong wind are forecast over Cape Verde on 8 September.
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