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Green Tropical Cyclone alert for BUD-12 in Mexico from 22/05/2012 09:00 UTC to 26/05/2012 15:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

Interactive map: Open The map shows the accumulated precipitation along the cyclone's track. Yellow area is > 100mm; Red area is > 300mm; Blue area is > 500mm. The accumulated rainfall is calculated based on the Tropical Rainfall Potential of NOAA/NESDIS. The eTRaP is a simple ensemble whose members are the 6-hourly totals from the single-orbit TRaPs, which are rainfall estimates from passive microwave remote sensing. Rain map with eTraP data. (Source: JRC) Storm surge maximum height. (Source: JRC)

Tropical Cyclone BUD-12 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 23.

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 185 km/h)
  • from 22/05/2012 09:00 UTC to 26/05/2012 15:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • Vulnerability: Medium

Extreme Rain

Potential rainfall is calculated based on rainfall observed by several microwave satellite sensors.

The image shows the total rainfall accumulation associated with the cyclone.

Storm surge

The maximum Storm surge height is  0.3m in Cuitzmala, Mexico. This height is estimated for 26 May 2012 00:00:00.

References

Known identifiers for this event: sh0212 (jtwcId) SH022012 (noaaId)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 266 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Tropical storm Bud is forecast to strike Mexico at about 00:00 GMT on 26 May.
Mon, 28 May 2012 06:43:00 +0200   trust (en)

Mon, 28 May 2012 00:14 GMT Source: Content partner // Tropical Storm Risk Tropical storm Bud is forecast to strike Mexico at about 00:00 GMT on 26 May.Data supplied by theUS Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Centersuggest that the point of landfallwill benear18.5 N,105.3 W.

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Hurricane Bud is forecast to strike Mexico at about 00:00 GMT on 26 May.
Mon, 28 May 2012 06:43:00 +0200   trust (en)

Mon, 28 May 2012 00:14 GMT Source: Content partner // Tropical Storm Risk Hurricane Bud is forecast to strike Mexico at about 00:00 GMT on 26 May.Data supplied by theUS Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Centersuggest that the point of landfallwill benear18.7 N,105.4 W.

People and organisations: College London  Met Office  University College  Air Force 

Tropical storm Bud is forecast to strike Mexico at about 18:00 GMT on 26 May.
Mon, 28 May 2012 06:43:00 +0200   trust (en)

Mon, 28 May 2012 00:14 GMT Source: Content partner // Tropical Storm Risk Tropical storm Bud is forecast to strike Mexico at about 18:00 GMT on 26 May.Data supplied by theUS Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Centersuggest that the point of landfallwill benear18.5 N,105.0 W.

People and organisations: College London  Met Office  University College  Air Force 

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (38), (2), WMO (1), DesInventar (1), JTWC (3), BOM (1), NASA (1), NOAA (4), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), SWCB (1), Unisys (1), NEIC (1),

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