Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for LESTER-22
in Mexico

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone LESTER-22 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000917
Name LESTER-22
From - To 15 Sep - 17 Sep
Exposed countries Mexico
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 74 km/h Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 0.4 m (17 Sep 09:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (Mexico)

GDACS Score

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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS NOAA 46 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.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
Analytical products
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 142 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Puerto Rico girds for possible hurricane as Tropical Storm Fiona nears ... 2022-09-18T19:52+0200.

This satellite image provided by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Fiona in the Caribbean on Saturday. Fiona threatened to dump up to 16 inches of rain in parts of Puerto Rico on Saturday as forecasters placed the U.S. territory under a hurricane w
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Anxiety is high in Puerto Rico as Fiona closes in and threatens histor ... 2022-09-18T16:12+0200.

HAVANA — Puerto Ricans braced for severe wind and extreme rain as Tropical Storm Fiona bore down amid expectations it would grow into a hurricane before striking the U.S. territory's southern coast Sunday afternoon. Forecasters said "histor
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Puerto Rico under hurricane warning as tropical storm Fiona nears2022-09-18T14:39+0200.

This image provided by Noaa shows Tropical Storm Fiona in the Caribbean on Saturday. Tropical Storm Fiona was expected to become a hurricane as it neared Puerto Rico on Saturday, threatening to dump up to 20 inches (51cm) of rain as people
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Puerto Rico under hurricane watch as TS Fiona approaches2022-09-18T13:55+0200.

Tropical Storm Fiona threatened to dump up to 16 inches (41 centimeters) of rain in parts of Puerto Rico on Saturday as forecasters placed the U.S. territory under a hurricane watch and people braced for potential landslides, severe floodin
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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 (39), (2), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),