Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for POLO-14

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone POLO-14 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

Name POLO-14
From - To 16 Sep - 22 Sep
Exposed countries Off-shore
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 121 km/h, Category 1
Maximum storm surge
Vulnerability -- ()


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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 121 km/h 0 m n.a. 0.5
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 191 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

To the Rescue After Hurricane OdileMon, 22 Sep 2014 22:34:00 +0200.

After Hurricane Odile ravaged the southern cape of the Baja Peninsula, fishermen stepped up to the plate and came to the rescue. With food and water running low in Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, and the area narrowly missing a second
Hurricane Polo Recap; Baja California Mostly SparedMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:54:00 +0200.

Breezy conditions and showers affected the Los Cabos region on the weekend of Sept. 20-21. However, the region avoided a direct strike from Polo, which had already weakened to a minimal tropical storm at the time of its closest approach to
NASA sees Tropical Depression Polo winding downMon, 22 Sep 2014 18:55:00 +0200.

Infrared satellite imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite showed only a swirl of low-level clouds some deep clouds around Polo's weakening center on Sept. 22 as the storm weakened to a depression.
Tropical Depression Polo Drifting Out...Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:18:00 +0200.

Tropical Depression Polo continues to weaken well west of Baja California and will become a remnant low later Monday. Breezy conditions and showers affected the Los Cabos region this weekend, an area still recovering from Hurricane Odile ,

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (79), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), INFORM (2),