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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for BUD-18
in Mexicofrom 09 Jun 2018 21:00 UTC to 13 Jun 2018 15:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


Tropical Cyclone BUD-18 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 25: (16 Jun 2018 14:33).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 213 km/h)
  • from 09 Jun 2018 21:00 UTC to 13 Jun 2018 15:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 15 Jun 2018 18:48:33 UTC
  • Vulnerability: Medium

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

The maximum Storm surge height is  0.2m in Las Bocas, Mexico. This height is estimated for 15 Jun 2018 23:00:00.


Mexico - Tropical Cyclone BUD update

(Created: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 04:26:00 +02:00)

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Known identifiers for this event: EP032018 (NOAAid) ep032018 (JTWCid)

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Is Cabo Safe? Tropical Storm Bud Latest Update

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 04:36:00 +0200newsweek (en)

Tropical Storm Bud tore across the southern end of the Baja California Peninsula in northwestern Mexico Thursday, unleashing heavy winds on the Los Cabos beach resort city. Heavy winds from Bud thrashed palm trees and sent large waves crashing violently over the sand. That evening, the U.S.

Tropical Storm Bud weakens to depression

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:59:00 +0200thegardenisland (en)

Palm trees bend in heavy winds along the ocean coast as seen from the Marquis Los Cabos Resort, in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Tropical Storm Bud continued to weaken as it neared the southern end of the Baja California peninsula and its popular resorts on Thursday.

Tropical Storm Bud weakens to depression

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:55:00 +0200chron (en)

MEXICO CITY (AP) Tropical Storm Bud left the Baja Peninsula early Friday and re-emerged over the Gulf of California where it weakened to a tropical depression after dumping heavy rains on the resorts of Los Cabos. The U.S. National Hurricane Center downgraded Bud on Friday morning when its sustained winds dropped to 35 mph (55 kph).

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (167), (2), DesInventar (1), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), ECMWF (4), HWRF (1), GFS (1), INFORM (2),

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