Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for CHRIS-24
in Mexico

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone CHRIS-24 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1001068
Name CHRIS-24
From - To 30 Jun - 01 Jul
Exposed countries Mexico
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 65 km/h Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 0.2 m (01 Jul 06:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (Mexico)


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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS NOAA 56 km/h 0.2 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 112 km/h n.a. 691 mm 0.5
GFS n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
ECMWF 97 km/h 0.4 m 663 mm 0.5
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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Mexico - Tropical storm CHRIS (ECHO 03 Jul 2024)Wed, 03 Jul 2024 10:50

  • Following the passage of tropical storm CHRIS over the state of Veracruz, eastern Mexico heavy rainfall, strong winds and consequent floods and landslides have caused widespread damage.
  • According to media, more than 1,500 houses have been damaged, most of them in Isla, where 765 homes were flooded due to the overflow of Chiltepec Creek and in Huiloapan, where the collapse of part of El Gentil Hill affected 600 houses. In addition, roads and highways have been closed due to landslides, particularly in the area of the municipalities of Misantla and Naolinco.
  • For the next 24 hours, moderate to locally heavy rainfall is forecasted across the affected state.
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (40), (2), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),