Product ID: 2900 - English
Published: 24 Apr, 2019
GLIDE: TC20190423COM

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A tropical cyclone is heading toward Comoros, Tanzania and the north of Mozambique called Kenneth-19. The category 1 tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall by 25 April in the Grande Comore Island (Comoros).
Based on data of the expected tropical cyclone path Kenneth-19, wind speeds zones from Joint Research Centre (Issued on 23 April 2019 12:00 UTC), and population data from WorldPop 2015, UNITAR-UNOSAT conducted a population exposure analysis for Comoros. About 170,000 people in Comoros, in Grande Comore island are living inside the zone of sustained wind speed zone >= 120 km/h.
Cyclone track: Joint Research Centre (JRC) as of 23/04/2019
Wind speed zones: Joint Research Centre (JRC) as of 23/04/2019, 12:00 UTC
Administrative Levels: GADM
Spatial Demographic Data: WorldPop (2015), 1km spatial resolution
Analysis: UNITAR-UNOSAT (23/04/2019)