Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for KYARR-19
in India, Yemen, Somalia, India, Yemen,

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000621
Name KYARR-19
From - To 24 Oct - 31 Oct
Exposed countries India, Yemen, Somalia, India, Yemen,
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 250 km/h, Category 4
Maximum storm surge 0.4 m (31 Oct 10:00 UTC)
Vulnerability High (India)


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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 250 km/h 0.4 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 248 km/h 0.5 m 1338 mm 0.5
GFS 205 km/h 0.5 m 970 mm 0.5
ECMWF 173 km/h 0.6 m 923 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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India, Oman - Tropical Cyclone KYARR update Tue, 29 Oct 2019 11:07

  • Tropical Cyclone KYARR has slightly weakened on its north-west trajectory over the Arabian Sea. On 29 October at 0.00 UTC, its centre was 495 km south-east of the east coast of Masirah Island (Oman), with maximum sustained winds of 231 km/h.
  • KYARR is expected to curve west-southwest on 31 October, moving toward the Gulf of Aden, south of Oman, bringing strong winds and high waves. 
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Cyclone Maha growing stronger, but UAE set to escape bruntMon, 04 Nov 2019 10:32:00 +0100.

The east coast of the UAE is set to escape the brunt of a raging cyclone racing across the Arabian Sea at wind speeds of up to 170 kilometres an hour, meteorologists said. Weather experts in the Emirates are closely monitoring the potentia
Oman Oman weather: Rare back-to-back cyclones formed in the Arabian Se ... Mon, 04 Nov 2019 04:15:00 +0100.

Muscat: The Arabian Sea last week witnessed the rare phenomenon of two storms forming in its waters one after the other, after Tropical Storm Maha took shape just days after the formation of Cyclone Kyarr. Cyclone Kyarr crossed Socotra Isla
170kmph Cyclone Maha to affect UAE, flooding expectedMon, 04 Nov 2019 03:46:00 +0100.

With the 170kmph Cyclone Maha expected to cause water surges in the UAE's east coast, some families are considering moving out temporarily till the storm passes. The tropical storm had intensified into a category 1 cyclone, with wind speeds

(AGENPARL) – New York City (Usa), dom 03 novembre 2019. Spectacular Tropical Cyclone Kyarr peaked on Sunday, October 27, 2019 in the waters west of India as a category 4 storm with 150 mph winds. This made Kyarr the second most intense tro

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