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Overall Green Tropical Cyclone alert for IGNACIO-15 from 25 Aug 2015 03:00 UTC to 31 Aug 2015 09:00 UTC
Automatic impact report for tropical cyclone IGNACIO-15
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Current Green alert for wind impact in as of 31 Aug 2015 09:00:00 UTC

This tropical cyclone is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the affected population in the past and forecasted path.

Current storm status

This report is for advisory number 45 of tropical cyclone IGNACIO-15 issued at 05 Sep 2015 03:00 UTC (GDACS Event ID 1000202, Latest episode ID: 45, inserted at 31 Aug 2015 09:38 UTC ).

Current impact estimate:

  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 231 km/h)
  • Vulnerability of affected countries:

Impact of Extreme Wind

Cloud map
Cloud map. Track and wind-buffer map. Green area: Area that can be affected by winds of more than 64 km/h (Tropical Storm strength). Orange area: Same, for winds of more than 92 km/h. Red area: Same, for winds above 120 km/h (Hurricane or Typhoon strength) (Source: JRC)
Cloud Map Zoomed
Cloud Map Zoomed . The zoomed map on the last track. (Source: JRC)

Affected population

Up to no people people can be affected by wind speeds of cyclone strength or above. In addition, no people people are living in coastal areas below 5m and can therefore be affected by storm surge.

Affected provinces

Affected Populated Places

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

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Event time line

The storm evolution is shown in the table below. Alert levels and population estimates are related to the area from a point to the next.

Advisory Alert color Date (UTC) Category Wind speed Wind gusts Population affected
by cyclone winds (>120km/h)
Location (lat, lon)
1
GREEN
25 Aug 2015 03:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) 74 km/h (46 mph) no people 13.1, -130.9
2
GREEN
25 Aug 2015 09:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) 74 km/h (46 mph) no people 13.2, -131.7
3
GREEN
25 Aug 2015 15:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) 74 km/h (46 mph) no people 13.2, -132.4
4
GREEN
25 Aug 2015 21:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) 83 km/h (52 mph) no people 13, -133.1
5
GREEN
26 Aug 2015 03:00 Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) 93 km/h (57 mph) no people 12.3, -133.4
6
GREEN
26 Aug 2015 09:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) 102 km/h (63 mph) no people 12.3, -134.1
7
GREEN
26 Aug 2015 15:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) 111 km/h (69 mph) no people 12.2, -135.1
8
GREEN
26 Aug 2015 21:00 Tropical storm 102 km/h (63 mph) 120 km/h (75 mph) no people 11.9, -136.2
9
GREEN
27 Aug 2015 03:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) 148 km/h (92 mph) no people 12.2, -137.5
10
GREEN
27 Aug 2015 09:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) 167 km/h (103 mph) no people 12.6, -138.5
11
GREEN
27 Aug 2015 15:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) 185 km/h (115 mph) no people 12.9, -139.5
12
GREEN
27 Aug 2015 21:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) 185 km/h (115 mph) no people 12.9, -140.8
13
GREEN
28 Aug 2015 03:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) 185 km/h (115 mph) no people 13.3, -141.9
14
GREEN
28 Aug 2015 09:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) 185 km/h (115 mph) no people 13.9, -143.1
15
GREEN
28 Aug 2015 15:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) 185 km/h (115 mph) no people 14.1, -143.8
16
GREEN
28 Aug 2015 21:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) 185 km/h (115 mph) no people 14.6, -144.5
17
GREEN
29 Aug 2015 03:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) 185 km/h (115 mph) no people 15.2, -145.2
18
GREEN
29 Aug 2015 09:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) 185 km/h (115 mph) no people 15.7, -146
19
GREEN
29 Aug 2015 15:00 Category 3 185 km/h (115 mph) 222 km/h (138 mph) no people 15.9, -146.5
20
GREEN
29 Aug 2015 21:00 Category 4 222 km/h (138 mph) 269 km/h (166 mph) no people 16.4, -146.9
21
GREEN
30 Aug 2015 03:00 Category 4 222 km/h (138 mph) 269 km/h (166 mph) no people 17, -147.6
22
GREEN
30 Aug 2015 09:00 Category 4 231 km/h (143 mph) 278 km/h (172 mph) no people 17.4, -147.9
23
GREEN
30 Aug 2015 15:00 Category 4 222 km/h (138 mph) 269 km/h (166 mph) no people 18.3, -148.4
24
GREEN
30 Aug 2015 21:00 Category 3 185 km/h (115 mph) 222 km/h (138 mph) no people 19, -149
25
GREEN
31 Aug 2015 03:00 Category 3 185 km/h (115 mph) 222 km/h (138 mph) no people 19.8, -149.6
26
GREEN
31 Aug 2015 09:00 Category 3 185 km/h (115 mph) 222 km/h (138 mph) no people 20.3, -150.2
26
GREEN
31 Aug 2015 18:00 Category 2 167 km/h (103 mph) 204 km/h (126 mph) no people 21.4, -151.1
26
GREEN
01 Sep 2015 06:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) 167 km/h (103 mph) no people 22.5, -152.4
26
GREEN
01 Sep 2015 18:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) 148 km/h (92 mph) no people 23.5, -153.8
26
GREEN
02 Sep 2015 06:00 Tropical storm 111 km/h (69 mph) 139 km/h (86 mph) no people 24.5, -155.3
26
GREEN
03 Sep 2015 06:00 Tropical storm 111 km/h (69 mph) 139 km/h (86 mph) no people 26.7, -158.7
26
GREEN
04 Sep 2015 06:00 Tropical storm 111 km/h (69 mph) 139 km/h (86 mph) no people 29, -162
26
GREEN
05 Sep 2015 06:00 Tropical storm 111 km/h (69 mph) 139 km/h (86 mph) no people 33, -163.5

Previous advisories

For accessing reports of previous advisories, please click on the advisory number in the table below.

IDAlert ColorDate (UTC)CategoryMaximum sustained
wind speed (km/h)
Population affected
by cyclone winds (>120km/h)
Affected countries
45 05 Sep 2015 03:00 Tropical storm 102 No people affected  
44 04 Sep 2015 21:00 Tropical storm 111 No people affected Canada, United States
43 04 Sep 2015 15:00 Category 1 120 No people affected  
42 04 Sep 2015 09:00 Category 1 120 No people affected Canada, United States
41 04 Sep 2015 03:00 Tropical storm 111 No people affected Canada, United States
40 03 Sep 2015 21:00 Tropical storm 111 No people affected  
39 03 Sep 2015 15:00 Category 1 120 No people affected  
38 03 Sep 2015 09:00 Category 1 120 No people affected  
37 03 Sep 2015 03:00 Category 1 120 No people affected  
36 02 Sep 2015 21:00 Tropical storm 111 No people affected  
35 02 Sep 2015 15:00 Tropical storm 111 No people affected  
34 02 Sep 2015 09:00 Tropical storm 111 No people affected  
33 02 Sep 2015 03:00 Tropical storm 111 No people affected  
32 01 Sep 2015 21:00 Category 1 120 No people affected  
31 01 Sep 2015 15:00 Category 1 130 No people affected  
30 01 Sep 2015 09:00 Category 1 139 No people affected  
29 01 Sep 2015 03:00 Category 2 157 No people affected  
28 31 Aug 2015 21:00 Category 2 167 No people affected  
27 31 Aug 2015 15:00 Category 2 167 No people affected  
26 31 Aug 2015 09:00 Category 3 185 No people affected  
25 31 Aug 2015 03:00 Category 3 185 No people affected  
24 30 Aug 2015 21:00 Category 3 185 No people affected  
23 30 Aug 2015 15:00 Category 4 222 No people affected  
22 30 Aug 2015 09:00 Category 4 231 No people affected  
21 30 Aug 2015 03:00 Category 4 222 No people affected United States
20 29 Aug 2015 21:00 Category 4 231 No people affected  
19 29 Aug 2015 15:00 Category 3 204 No people affected United States
18 29 Aug 2015 09:00 Category 2 167 No people affected United States
17 29 Aug 2015 03:00 Category 2 167 No people affected United States
16 28 Aug 2015 21:00 Category 2 167 No people affected  
15 28 Aug 2015 15:00 Category 2 176 No people affected United States
14 28 Aug 2015 09:00 Category 2 176 No people affected  
13 28 Aug 2015 03:00 Category 2 176 No people affected United States
12 27 Aug 2015 21:00 Category 3 185 No people affected United States
11 27 Aug 2015 15:00 Category 3 185 No people affected United States
10 27 Aug 2015 09:00 Category 3 185 No people affected United States
9 27 Aug 2015 03:00 Category 3 185 No people affected United States
8 26 Aug 2015 21:00 Category 2 176 No people affected  
7 26 Aug 2015 15:00 Category 2 167 No people affected  
6 26 Aug 2015 09:00 Category 2 157 No people affected  
5 26 Aug 2015 03:00 Category 2 157 No people affected  
4 25 Aug 2015 21:00 Category 2 157 No people affected  
3 25 Aug 2015 15:00 Category 1 139 No people affected  
2 25 Aug 2015 09:00 Category 1 120 No people affected  
1 25 Aug 2015 03:00 Tropical storm 111 No people affected  

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Data resources

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About the data

The information on storm characteristics is taken from a web service provided by the Pacific Disaster Center, which processes the official advisory bulletins.

JRC calculates areas affected by high winds (wind buffers at 39, 58 and 74mph). This is done using the maximum reported wind radius (maximum of 4 quadrants) or, in case no wind radii are provided, through a regression analysis based on historical data. JRC also calculates the area affected by storm surge using HyFlux2 (hydrodynamic software).

Sources for data on critical infrastructure are: JRC NUMAS database (nuclear plants), ESRI (hydro dams, 1996), Global Discovery (airports, ports and cities).

Population data is from LandScan 2010.

Disclaimer

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.