Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for GULAB-21/SHAHEEN-21
in Oman

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone GULAB-21/SHAHEEN-21 can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000834
Name GULAB-21/SHAHEEN-21
From - To 24 Sep - 03 Oct
Exposed countries Oman
Exposed population 280 thousand in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 130 km/h Category 1
Maximum storm surge 1.2 m (29 Sep 15:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (Oman)

GDACS Score

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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 130 km/h 1.2 m n.a. 1.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 158 km/h 0.5 m 591 mm 0.5
GFS 112 km/h 0.8 m 399 mm 0.5
ECMWF 97 km/h 0.7 m 505 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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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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The trail of tropical storms since 19772021-10-05T19:29+0200.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (38), (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),