Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for JOHN-18
in Mexico

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000480
Name JOHN-18
From - To 05 Aug - 10 Aug
Exposed countries Mexico
Exposed population Few people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 204 km/h Category 3
Maximum storm surge 0.1 m (09 Aug 16:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (Mexico)


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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 204 km/h 0.1 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
GFS 122 km/h 0.3 m n.a. 0.5
ECMWF n.a 0.4 m n.a. 0.5
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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (38), (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),