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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for POLO-14
from 16 Sep 2014 09:00 UTC to 22 Sep 2014 15:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


Tropical Cyclone POLO-14 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 26: (22 Sep 2014 17:00).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 120 km/h)
  • from 16 Sep 2014 09:00 UTC to 22 Sep 2014 15:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 22 Sep 2014 15:00:24 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

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 191 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Hurricane Polo Recap; Baja California Mostly Spared
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:54:00 +0200   climate-weather (en)

Breezy conditions and showers affected the Los Cabos region on the weekend of Sept. 20-21. However, the region avoided a direct strike from Polo, which had already weakened to a minimal tropical storm at the time of its closest approach to Baja California on the evening of Saturday, Sept. 20.

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NASA sees Tropical Depression Polo winding down
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:55:00 +0200   phys (en)

Infrared satellite imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite showed only a swirl of low-level clouds some deep clouds around Polo's weakening center on Sept. 22 as the storm weakened to a depression.

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Tropical Depression Polo Drifting Out...
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:18:00 +0200   climate-weather (en)

Tropical Depression Polo continues to weaken well west of Baja California and will become a remnant low later Monday. Breezy conditions and showers affected the Los Cabos region this weekend, an area still recovering from Hurricane Odile , the record-trying strongest hurricane to landfall in Baja California.

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

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