Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for WILLA-18
in Mexico

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone WILLA-18 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000523
Name WILLA-18
Glide number: TC-2018-000168-MEX
From - To 20 Oct - 24 Oct
Exposed countries Mexico
Exposed population 190 thousand in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 259 km/h, Category 5
Maximum storm surge 0.9 m (24 Oct 01:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (Mexico)


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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 259 km/h 0.9 m n.a. 2.5
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 1342 | About casualties: 19 | Last hour: 0

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FedEx making, transporting thousands of hygiene kits to hurricane vict ... Sat, 27 Oct 2018 07:23:00 +0200.

. By: Shelby Sansone Updated: Oct 26, 2018 - 8:21 PM. FedEx employees put together 3,600 hygiene kits for hurricane victims Friday. It was part of their “FedEx Cares” volunteer program. Neil Gibson is a senior vice president for the compan
NASA’s IMERG Reveals Hurricane Willa’s RainfallSat, 27 Oct 2018 05:28:00 +0200.

NASA uses satellite data to calculate the amount of rainfall generated from tropical cyclones, and used that capability for the Eastern Pacific Ocean’s Hurricane Willa. Tropical Depression 24E formed on October 20, 2018 and later in the day
Mexico: Mexican Red Cross sends 44 tons of humanitarian aid to the sta ... Sat, 27 Oct 2018 02:47:00 +0200.

The Mexican Red Cross sent two trucks to Nayarit and Sinaloa with 44 tons of humanitarian aid to support the affected people after the passage of Hurricane Willa and tropical storm Vicente. The humanitarian aid consists of a thousand pantri

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMSR (2), JRC (61), (2), DesInventar (1), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),