Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for OCTAVE-13
in Mexico

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone OCTAVE-13 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 40578
Name OCTAVE-13
From - To 13 Oct - 15 Oct
Exposed countries Mexico
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 101 km/h Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge n.a.
Vulnerability Medium (Mexico)

GDACS Score

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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
JRC 56 km/h n.a. n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
GFS n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
ECMWF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 56 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Small Plane Carrying 14 Missing in Mexico's...Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:15:00 +0200.

LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) -- Mexican authorities are searching for a second day for a small plane carrying 14 people that went missing in northern Mexico. The plane was operated by a small local carrier and all those aboard are believed to hav
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Mexico searches for plane missing with 14 peopleWed, 16 Oct 2013 02:27:00 +0200.

Authorities resumed Tuesday their search for a small plane that went missing a day earlier in northwestern Mexico with 14 people aboard.
Octave Degenerates; Remnant Moisture Heads for...Tue, 15 Oct 2013 23:15:00 +0200.

Octave has moved inland over the southwestern portion of Mexico's Baja California peninsula and degenerated into a remnant low on Tuesday. The National Hurricane Center has issued the final advisory for Octave. Nevertheless, the "ghost" of
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Mexico issues warning ahead of Tropical Storm OctaveTue, 15 Oct 2013 21:00:00 +0200.

. MEXICO CITY: The Mexican government issued a tropical storm warning Monday as Octave took aim at an already disaster-weary Mexico, while a second storm, Priscilla, swirled far out to sea. Tropical Storm Octave, with maximum sustained wind
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (45), (2), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),