Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for PATRICIA-15

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone PATRICIA-15 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000231
From - To 20 Oct - 24 Oct
Exposed countries Off-shore
Exposed population 410 thousand in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 333 km/h, Category 5
Maximum storm surge 1 m (23 Oct 23:00 UTC)
Vulnerability --


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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 333 km/h 1 m n.a. 2.5
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.
Beta Version - All weather systems in the area: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 492 | About casualties: 12 | Last hour: 0

Warnings issued as hurricane remnants move through southern OntarioWed, 28 Oct 2015 19:43:00 +0100.

Toronto-area airports were warning of flight delays and cancellations Wednesday as the remnants of hurricane Patricia brought rain and heavy winds to southern Ontario. Both Pearson International Airport and Billy Bishop Airport urged travel
Massive storm front reaches national capitalWed, 28 Oct 2015 19:35:00 +0100.

The massive storm front containing the remnants of Hurricane Patricia has entered the Eastern Ontario region, bringing high winds and large amounts of rain with it. The storm reached the Ottawa area sometime after 10 a.m. bringing between 2
Video: Hurricane Patricia ended up walloping some of the holiday homes ... Wed, 28 Oct 2015 19:26:00 +0100.

The Mexican resort of Costa Careyes, site of some of the world's most exclusive holiday homes, counts the cost of Hurricane Patricia's visit. The Mexican resort of Costa Careyes, site of some of the world's most exclusive holiday homes, co
Storm expected to bring heavy rain, wind to East CoastWed, 28 Oct 2015 19:23:00 +0100.

A raging storm that includes some remnants of Hurricane Patricia was expected to bring heavy rain and wind to the East Coast on Wednesday. The National Weather Service issued coastal flood advisories from Virginia Beach through New England,

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (73), BOM (1), JTWC (1), (1), NASA (1), NOAA (1), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), ESURGE (2), INFORM (1),