Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for TARA-18
in Mexico

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone TARA-18 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000521
Name TARA-18
From - To 14 Oct - 17 Oct
Exposed countries Mexico
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 148 km/h, Category 1
Maximum storm surge 0.1 m (16 Oct 18:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (Mexico)


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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 148 km/h 0.1 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 104 km/h 0.2 m n.a. 0.5
GFS 155 km/h 0.2 m n.a. 0.5
ECMWF 68 km/h 0.3 m n.a. 0.5
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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Latest media headlines

Articles: 78 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

New tropical storm brings rains to central Mexican coastFri, 19 Oct 2018 01:43:00 +0200.

MEXICO CITY (AP) Newly formed Tropical Storm Tara soaked parts of west-central Mexico with heavy rains Monday as it drifted off the country's Pacific coast. Forecasters said precipitation from the storm had the potential to cause dangerous
NASA catches the scattered remains of former Tropical Storm TaraWed, 17 Oct 2018 19:43:00 +0200.

IMAGE: At 1:05 a.m. EDT (0505 UTC) on Oct. 17, 2018, NASA's Aqua satellite gathered infrared data on the remnants of Tara. Infrared data provides temperature information. Strongest thunderstorms were found... Credit: NASA/NRL. NASA's Aqua
Former Tropical Storm Tara dissipates in Pacific off MexicoWed, 17 Oct 2018 06:58:00 +0200.

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Former Tropical Storm Tara dissipates in Pacific off MexicoWed, 17 Oct 2018 06:10:00 +0200.

Updated 10:51 pm CDT, Tuesday, October 16, 2018. MEXICO CITY (AP) Tropical Storm Tara weakened to a depression Tuesday and dissipated several hours later, after drenching Mexico's central Pacific coast while moving just offshore. Forecaste

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (59), (2), DesInventar (1), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (1), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),