Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Tropical Cyclone Willa in Nayarit and Sinaloa, Mexico (2018-10-23)


Activation time (UTC): 2018-10-23 16:49:00 Event time (UTC):
Event type: Storm (Tropical cyclone, hurricane, typhoon)

Activation reason:
Hurricane Willa is approaching Mexico causing serious storm surge and heavy rainfall .Hurricane-force winds extended 40 miles from the storm's core, and tropical storm-force winds were up to 125 miles out. The U.S. hurricane center warned that Willa could bring 6 to 12 inches of rain — with up to 18 inches in some places — to parts of Jalisco, Nayarit and Sinaloa states, with flash flooding and landslides possible in mountainous areas.140000 people affected by CAT 1 or higher.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Tropical Cyclone Willa in Nayarit and Sinaloa, Mexico (2018-10-23). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-10-23
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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22.9520358542° N, -105.28465707° E, 21.6224653958° S, -106.55925058° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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