viernes, 30 de septiembre de 2016

RED alert: Cyclone MATTHEW-16 inJamaica : 2119966 people in Cat1(120km/h) , 2119966 in tropical depression.

Red alert for Tropical Cyclone MATTHEW-16


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Legend: areas affected by winds of 39mph (green), 58mph (orange) and 74mph (red); shaded area is uncertainty cone of forecasted cyclone path.
Legend: areas affected by winds of 39mph (green), 58mph (orange) and 74mph (red); blue area is heavy rainfall >100mm/6hr (source: eTRaP)
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Legend: areas affected by storm surge <1m (red), >1m (yellow) (source: JRC)

Alert level

The alert level for the forecasted track (next 72h) is Red.

The overall alert level is Red for

This tropical cyclone can have a high humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the affected population in the past and forecasted path.

Please see methodology for more explanations on thresholds.

In particular are affected by high winds up to 185.18 (51.44 m/s or 115.07mph).

Current Storm Status

Analysis based on advisory number 10 for MATTHEW-16, published on 30 Sep 2016 15:00

  • The storm is: active
  • Current country: Jamaica, Cuba, Bahamas
  • Current position: Lat:13.7 Lon:-70.8
  • Alert level at current position: Red
  • Basin: Atlantic
  • Current strength: Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph
  • Current maximum sustained wind speed: 51.44

GDACS report created on 30 Sep 2016 20:48.

For a more complete report including information on storm surge and extreme rainfall, please go to



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Information related to the track has been collected from the Joint Typhoon Warning Centre and NOAA National Hurricane Center . The impact analysis is performed by the Joint Research Center of the European Commission.