Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for TARA-18
in Mexico

Event summary

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

Name: TARA-18
From - To 14 Oct - 17 Oct
Exposed countries: Mexico
Exposed population: No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 102 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge: 0.1 m (16 Oct 18:00 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Medium (Mexico)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 78 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

New tropical storm brings rains to central Mexican coast
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:43:00 +0200.

MEXICO CITY (AP) Newly formed Tropical Storm Tara soaked parts of west-central Mexico with heavy rains Monday as it drifted off the country's Pacific coast. Forecasters said precipitation from the storm had the potential to cause dangerous
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NASA catches the scattered remains of former Tropical Storm Tara
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:43:00 +0200.

IMAGE: At 1:05 a.m. EDT (0505 UTC) on Oct. 17, 2018, NASA's Aqua satellite gathered infrared data on the remnants of Tara. Infrared data provides temperature information. Strongest thunderstorms were found... Credit: NASA/NRL. NASA's Aqua
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Former Tropical Storm Tara dissipates in Pacific off Mexico
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 06:58:00 +0200.

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Former Tropical Storm Tara dissipates in Pacific off Mexico
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 06:10:00 +0200.

Updated 10:51 pm CDT, Tuesday, October 16, 2018. MEXICO CITY (AP) Tropical Storm Tara weakened to a depression Tuesday and dissipated several hours later, after drenching Mexico's central Pacific coast while moving just offshore. Forecaste
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Data, images, links, services and documents

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