ORANGE alert: Cyclone SIX-18 inMauritius : 1180599 people in Cat1(120km/h) , 2170154 in tropical depression.

By Newsroom America Feeds at 13 Jan 04:20

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System Orange alert for Tropical Cyclone SIX-18

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Legend: areas affected by winds of 39mph (green), 58mph (orange) and 74mph (red); shaded area is uncertainty cone of forecasted cyclone path.
Legend: areas affected by winds of 39mph (green), 58mph (orange) and 74mph (red); blue area is heavy rainfall >100mm/6hr (source: eTRaP)
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Legend: areas affected by storm surge <1m (red), >1m (yellow) (source: JRC) Alert level

The alert level for the forecasted track (next 72h) is Orange.

The overall alert level is Orange for

This tropical cyclone can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the affected population in the past and forecasted path.

Please see methodology for more explanations on thresholds.

In particular are affected by high winds up to 175.92 (48.87 m/s or 109.31mph).

Current Storm Status

Analysis based on advisory number 3 for SIX-18, published on 13 Jan 2018 06:00

The storm is: active Current country: Mauritius Current position: Lat:-17.7 Lon:64.9 Alert level at current position: Orange Basin: Current strength: Tropical Storm Current maximum sustained wind speed: 48.87

GDACS report created on 13 Jan 2018 10:20.

For a more complete report including information on storm surge and extreme rainfall, please go to


While we try everything to ensure accuracy, this information is purely indicative and should not be used for any decision making without alternate sources of information. The JRC is not responsible for any damage or loss resulting from the use of the information presented on this website. Please refer to the GDACS website for subscribing or unsubscribing from the earthquake alert email or SMS service. Information related to the track has been collected from the Joint Typhoon Warning Centre and NOAA National Hurricane Center . The impact analysis is performed by the Joint Research Center of the European Commission.

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