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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for JERRY-13
from 30 Sep 2013 15:00 UTC to 03 Oct 2013 21:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


Tropical Cyclone JERRY-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 20: (03 Oct 2013 23:01).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 83 km/h)
  • from 30 Sep 2013 15:00 UTC to 03 Oct 2013 21:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 03 Oct 2013 21:01:45 UTC

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.


Latest media headlines

Articles: 59 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Tropical Storm Jerry Recap
Sun, 06 Oct 2013 15:00:00 +0200   climate-weather (en)

Tropical Storm Jerry was a weak cyclone that formed as Tropical Depression Eleven over the central Atlantic Ocean, about 1,000 miles east-southeast of Bermuda, in the late evening hours of Sept. 28, 2013. It peaked as a 50-mph tropical storm late on Sept. 30 before slowly weakening. It fizzled on Oct.

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Jerry's Remnants Dissipating in the Central...
Thu, 03 Oct 2013 23:06:00 +0200   climate-weather (en)

Jerry, the tenth named storm of the season, continues to move very slowly in the central Atlantic Ocean well away from land. The system weakened to a tropical depression Wednesday night, and finally diminished to a post-tropical remnant low on Thursday. The National Hurricane Center has issued the final advisory for Jerry.

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Jerry weakens to a tropical depression-NHC
Thu, 03 Oct 2013 10:06:00 +0200   trust (en)

Oct 2 (Reuters) - Tropical storm Jerry, the tenth storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, has weakened to a tropical depression, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its latest advisory. The depression was located about 1,030 miles (1,660 km) west-southwest of the Azores, with maximum....

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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 (110), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), INFORM (2),

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