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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for FERNAND-13
in Mexicofrom 25 Aug 2013 23:00 UTC to 26 Aug 2013 15:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

Tropical Cyclone FERNAND-13 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 5: (26 Aug 2013 17:33).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 83 km/h)
  • from 25 Aug 2013 23:00 UTC to 26 Aug 2013 15:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 26 Aug 2013 15:33:51 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

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

References

Latest media headlines

Articles: 64 | About casualties: 16 | Last hour: 0

Tropical Storm Fernand Recap
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 01:04:00 +0200   climate-weather (en)

Former Tropical Storm Fernand dissipated Monday, Aug. 26, over the rugged terrain of east-central Mexico after a very short lifespan. The system formed as Tropical Depression Six in the southwest Gulf of Mexico late Sunday afternoon and quickly strengthened to become Tropical Storm Fernand.

People and organisations:

Fernand Dissipates, Leaving Behind Massive...
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 23:03:00 +0200   climate-weather (en)

Former Tropical Storm Fernand has dissipated over the rugged terrain of east-central Mexico after a very short lifespan. The system formed as Tropical Depression Six in the southwest Gulf of Mexico late Sunday afternoon and quickly strengthened to become Tropical Storm Fernand.

People and organisations:

Fernand weakens to tropical depression over central Mexico
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 19:13:00 +0200   trust (en)

MEXICO CITY, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Fernand weakened to a tropical depression from a tropical storm as it moved northwest, away from the country's oil installations, unleashing heavy rains over central Mexico, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday.

People and organisations:

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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 (114), (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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