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2013 Pacific Hurricane Season: Manuel, Barbara and Ingrid
 

2013 Pacific Hurricane Season: Manuel, Barbara and Ingrid

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Torrential rains spawned by Ingrid and Manuel, which converged on Mexico from the Gulf and the Pacific over the weekend, triggering flash floods and landslides. With a tropical disturbance over the ...

Torrential rains spawned by Ingrid and Manuel, which converged on Mexico from the Gulf and the Pacific over the weekend, triggering flash floods and landslides. With a tropical disturbance over the Yucatan Peninsula headed toward the same Gulf coast hit by Hurricane Ingrid, the country was experiencing a double hit, at a time that it was struggling to restore services and evacuate those stranded by the flooding of the previous weekend. Presentation courtesy of Dr Walter Hays, Global Alliance for Disaster Reduction

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    2013 Pacific Hurricane Season: Manuel, Barbara and Ingrid 2013 Pacific Hurricane Season: Manuel, Barbara and Ingrid Presentation Transcript

    • STORM TRACKS AS OF OCTOBER 20, 2013
    • 2013 EASTERN PACIFIC BASIN HURRICANE SEASON
    • STORM TRACKS AS OF JULY 8, 2013
    • STORM TRACKS AS OF SEPTEMBER 15, 2013
    • STORM TRACKS AS OF OCTOBER 20, 2013
    • HURRICANE BARBARA: MAY 29
    • The most notable storms so far this year were HURRICANE BARBARA and Tropical Storm, Manuel; both brought widespread heavy rains to Mexico
    • TROPICAL STORM MANUEL:
    • MEXICO: HIT BY INGRID AND MANUEL
    • TROPICAL STORM MANUEL STRIKES ACAPULCO 80 DEAD
    • TROPICAL STORM MANUEL: ACAPULCO; SEPT 18, 2013
    • HURRICANE INGRID
    • Torrential rains spawned by Ingrid and Manuel, which converged on Mexico from the Gulf and the Pacific over the weekend, triggering flash floods and landslides
    • MANUEL: LANDSLIDES
    • 18 of the 80 deaths were people killed after a landslide buried their homes in the village of La Pintada,
    • TROPICAL STORM MANUEL: MUDFLOWS; SEPT 18, 2013
    • LOOTING IN ALCAPULCO • Shops were plundered in the city's upscale neighborhood of Diamante, home to luxury hotels and plush apartments.
    • IMPACTS • Tens of thousands of people were trapped in the aftermath of two tropical storms (Manuel and Ingrid) that hammered vast swaths of Mexico. • More than 1 million people were affected. • With Acapulco's airport terminal under water, thousands of tourists stranded.
    • With a tropical disturbance over the Yucatan Peninsula headed toward the same Gulf coast hit by Hurricane Ingrid, the country was experiencing a double hit, at a time that it was struggling to restore services and evacuate those stranded by the flooding of the previous weekend.
    • BUT, THE WORST NEWS OF ALL IS THAT MANUEL STRENGTHENED INTO A TROPICAL STORM AGAIN ON THE PACIFIC COAST AND COULD CAUSE MORE DAMAGE IN NORTHERN MEXICO
    • MANUEL’S TRACK
    • MANUEL: BECOMES A HURRICANE; SEPT. 19
    • HEAVY RAINFALL
    • TOTAL DEATHS FROM MANUEL REACH 97
    • EVACUATION OF TOURISTS
    • TROPICAL STORM RAYMOND: OCT. 20, 2013
    • RAYMOND, A RAINMAKER, TO IMPACT ALCAPULCO • Raymond, which strengthened to a CAT 1 hurricane on Sunday (Oct. 20th) is expected to impact the Acapulco area. • Acapulco is still recovering from flooding and mudslides triggered by Manuel.
    • A HISTORICAL NOTE ON the 1989 RAYMOND • Hurricane Raymond, a CAT 4 storm, was the strongest tropical storm of the 1.89 Pacific Hurricane season. • Raymond made its first landfall on the Baja California Peninsula as a tropical storm on October 4 and a second landfall in Sonora, Mexico. • Tucson, Arizona was flooded on Oct. 7.