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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for NORMA-17
in Mexicofrom 14 Sep 2017 15:00 UTC to 20 Sep 2017 00:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


Tropical Cyclone NORMA-17 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: (20 Sep 2017 05:34).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 120 km/h)
  • from 14 Sep 2017 15:00 UTC to 20 Sep 2017 00:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 20 Sep 2017 00:48:55 UTC
  • 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

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Known identifiers for this event: EP172017 (NOAAid) EP172017 (JTWCid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 1023 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Norma weakening as depression in Pacific
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:36:00 +0200   upi (en)

There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. The NHC said Norma is "headed toward even cooler waters during the next couple of days. These unfavorable oceanic conditions combined with a dry atmosphere should cause Norma to continue weakening, and the depression will likely become a remnant low in about 24 hours or sooner.

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Tropical storm warning for Los Cabos, Mexico due to Norma
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:06:00 +0200   ABCnews (en)

People walk under a downpour on a flooded street in Acapulco, Guerrero state, Mexico, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. Hurricane Max hit Mexico's southern Pacific coast as a Category 1 storm Thursday and was expected to move inland into Guerrero state, a region that includes the resort city of Acapulco.

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Norma weakens near Mexican resort, Maria threatens Caribbean
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 04:55:00 +0200   omanobserver-om (en)

WASHINGTON: Norma weakened to tropical storm strength on Saturday as it moved in the direction of Mexico’s Baja California in the Pacific, the US National Hurricane Center said, even as Tropical Storm Maria threatened the battered Leeward islands. Norma, which had grown to hurricane strength before....

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (92), (2), DesInventar (1), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),

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