Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Tropical cyclone in Cape Verde (2015-08-31)


Activation time (UTC): 2015-08-31 19:32:00 Event time (UTC): 2015-08-31 07:00:00 Event type: Other

Activation reason:
Hurricane Fred reached the Cape Verdean archipelago on 31 August 2015. Fred was expected to produce total rain accumulations of 4 to 6 inches over the Cape Verde Islands, with possible isolated maximum amounts of 10 inches. These rains could have produced life-threatening flash flooding and mudslides. Chances of mudslides on the islands of Sao Nicolau, S. Vicente and Santo Antao were predicted to be particularly high as these areas feature steep and elevated terrains.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2015):  Tropical cyclone in Cape Verde (2015-08-31). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2015-08-31
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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90° N, 180° E, -90° S, -180° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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