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Green Tropical Cyclone alert for ALBERTO-12 from 19/05/2012 21:00 UTC to 22/05/2012 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)

Tropical Cyclone ALBERTO-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 12.

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 83 km/h)
  • from 19/05/2012 21:00 UTC to 22/05/2012 15:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0

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 tropical cyclone did not reach sufficient strength to cause significant storm surge.

References

Known identifiers for this event: al0112 (jtwcId) AL012012 (noaaId)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 129 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Tropical Depression Alberto expected to weaken
Tue, 22 May 2012 11:36:00 +0200   newschannel5 (en)

Tropical Depression Alberto is expected to stay well offshore as it moves up the Atlantic.

People and organisations: National Hurricane Center  Hurricane Center 

Tropical Depression Alberto Expected to Weaken
Tue, 22 May 2012 11:35:00 +0200   ABCnews (en)

Tropical Depression Alberto expected to weaken in Atlantic; Tropical Storm Bud to get stronger

People and organisations: National Hurricane Center  Hurricane Center 

Alberto weakens to tropical depression, moves east
Tue, 22 May 2012 06:58:00 +0200   msnbc (en)

Alberto, the first named storm of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, weakened to a tropical depression Monday night as it continued moving eastward Monday night off the coast of Florida.

People and organisations: National Hurricane Center  Hurricane Center 

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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 (38), (2), JTWC (3), BOM (1), NASA (1), NOAA (4), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1),

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