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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for MARTY-15
in Mexicofrom 26 Sep 2015 21:00 UTC to 30 Sep 2015 15:00 UTC
Automatic impact report for tropical cyclone MARTY-15
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Current Green alert for wind impact in Mexico as of 30 Sep 2015 15:00:00 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 19 of tropical cyclone MARTY-15 issued at 01 Oct 2015 09:00 UTC (GDACS Event ID 1000219, Latest episode ID: 19, inserted at 30 Sep 2015 14:55 UTC ).

Current impact estimate:

  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 130 km/h)
  • Vulnerability of affected countries: Medium

Impact of Extreme Wind

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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 on last forecast
Cloud Map Zoomed on last forecast. 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 (first 20 records)

Critical infrastructure

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

See complete report

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
26 Sep 2015 21:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) 74 km/h (46 mph) no people 13.3, -103
2
GREEN
27 Sep 2015 03:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) 83 km/h (52 mph) no people 13.6, -103
3
GREEN
27 Sep 2015 09:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) 102 km/h (63 mph) no people 14.3, -103.1
4
GREEN
27 Sep 2015 15:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) 111 km/h (69 mph) no people 14.9, -102.8
5
GREEN
27 Sep 2015 21:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) 111 km/h (69 mph) no people 15.1, -102.9
6
GREEN
28 Sep 2015 03:00 Tropical storm 102 km/h (63 mph) 120 km/h (75 mph) no people 15.3, -103
7
GREEN
28 Sep 2015 09:00 Tropical storm 111 km/h (69 mph) 139 km/h (86 mph) no people 15.6, -103
8
GREEN
28 Sep 2015 15:00 Tropical storm 111 km/h (69 mph) 139 km/h (86 mph) no people 16.1, -103
9
GREEN
28 Sep 2015 21:00 Category 1 130 km/h (80 mph) 157 km/h (98 mph) no people 16.7, -102.1
10
GREEN
29 Sep 2015 03:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) 148 km/h (92 mph) no people 16.7, -102
11
GREEN
29 Sep 2015 09:00 Tropical storm 102 km/h (63 mph) 120 km/h (75 mph) no people 16.4, -101.7
12
GREEN
29 Sep 2015 15:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) 111 km/h (69 mph) no people 16.2, -101.6
13
GREEN
29 Sep 2015 21:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) 102 km/h (63 mph) no people 16.3, -101.2
14
GREEN
30 Sep 2015 03:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) 102 km/h (63 mph) no people 16.3, -101.2
15
GREEN
30 Sep 2015 09:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) 74 km/h (46 mph) no people 16.1, -102
16
GREEN
30 Sep 2015 15:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) 74 km/h (46 mph) no people 16.2, -102.6
16
GREEN
01 Oct 2015 00:00 Tropical depression 46 km/h (29 mph) 65 km/h (40 mph) no people 16.3, -103.2
16
GREEN
01 Oct 2015 12:00 Tropical depression 46 km/h (29 mph) 65 km/h (40 mph) no people 16.4, -104.3
16
GREEN
02 Oct 2015 00:00 Tropical depression 37 km/h (23 mph) 56 km/h (34 mph) no people 16.5, -105.4
16
GREEN
02 Oct 2015 12:00 Tropical depression 37 km/h (23 mph) 56 km/h (34 mph) no people 16.6, -106.7
16
GREEN
03 Oct 2015 12:00 Tropical depression 37 km/h (23 mph) 56 km/h (34 mph) no people 17.3, -109

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
19 01 Oct 2015 09:00 Tropical depression 46 No people affected Mexico
18 01 Oct 2015 03:00 Tropical depression 46 No people affected Mexico
17 30 Sep 2015 21:00 Tropical depression 46 No people affected Mexico
16 30 Sep 2015 15:00 Tropical depression 56 No people affected Mexico
15 30 Sep 2015 09:00 Tropical depression 56 No people affected Mexico
14 30 Sep 2015 03:00 Tropical storm 83 No people affected Mexico
13 29 Sep 2015 21:00 Tropical storm 83 No people affected Mexico
12 29 Sep 2015 15:00 Tropical storm 93 No people affected Mexico
11 29 Sep 2015 09:00 Tropical storm 102 No people affected Mexico
10 29 Sep 2015 03:00 Category 1 120 No people affected Mexico
9 28 Sep 2015 21:00 Category 1 130 No people affected Mexico
8 28 Sep 2015 15:00 Tropical storm 111 No people affected Mexico
7 28 Sep 2015 09:00 Tropical storm 111 No people affected Mexico
6 28 Sep 2015 03:00 Tropical storm 102 No people affected Mexico
5 27 Sep 2015 21:00 Tropical storm 102 No people affected Mexico
4 27 Sep 2015 15:00 Category 1 120 No people affected Mexico
3 27 Sep 2015 09:00 Category 1 120 No people affected Mexico
2 27 Sep 2015 03:00 Tropical storm 111 No people affected  
1 26 Sep 2015 21:00 Tropical storm 102 No people affected Mexico

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Data resources

For a full list of available products related to this event, please refer to the GDACS Resources page.

About the data

JRC set up an automatic routine that includes the Tropical Cyclone (TC) bulletins produced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) into a single database, covering all TC basins.

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 2014.

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.