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Meteorological Department Cura ç ao. Protehé bida i propiedat Protecting life and property Levens en eigendommen beschermend. Advisories Issued by MDC. First Information Advisory Issued October 29 at 11 A.M. No Watches or Warnings Issued for ABC Islands

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Meteorological department cura ao

Meteorological Department Curaçao

Protehé bida i propiedat

Protecting life and property

Levens en eigendommen beschermend


Advisories issued by mdc

Advisories Issued by MDC

  • First Information Advisory Issued October 29 at 11 A.M.

  • No Watches or Warnings Issued for ABC Islands

  • Swells Forecast to Cause Rough Seas over Sections of Coasts

  • Rainfall Amounts of Locally 50 to 80 mm Expected

  • Heavy Rainfall Warnings Issued Evening November 1


Meteorological department cura ao

Center of Tomás North of ABC Islands

115 km


Advisories issued by mdc1

Advisories Issued by MDC

  • First Information Advisory Issued October 29 at 11 A.M.

  • No Watches or Warnings Issued for ABC Islands

  • Swells Forecast to Cause Rough Seas over Sections of Coasts

  • Rainfall Amounts of Locally 50 to 80 mm Expected

  • Heavy Rainfall Warnings Issued Evening November 1


Meteorological department cura ao

Curaçao


Meteorological department cura ao

Curaçao


Advisories issued by mdc2

Advisories Issued by MDC

  • First Information Advisory Issued October 29 at 11 A.M.

  • No Watches or Warnings Issued for ABC Islands

  • Swells Forecast to Cause Rough Seas over Sections of Coasts

  • Rainfall Amounts of Locally 50 to 80 mm Expected

  • Heavy Rainfall Warnings Issued Evening November 1


Meteorological department cura ao

Curaçao


Meteorological department cura ao

Curaçao


Meteorological department cura ao

Curaçao Radar Images


Impact tropical storm tomas

250-300 mm in 6h

Impact Tropical Storm Tomas


Aftermath tom s

Aftermath Tomás

  • Two Deaths (Drowning and Heart Failure)

  • At Least U.S.$20 Million in Material Damage


Communication error tomas

Communication Error Tomas

Heavy rainfall

75mm

Media

General Public

Dry

Time (hours)


Challenges and opportunities ews

Challenges and Opportunities EWS

  • Production

    • Different languages (English, Papiamentu, Dutch, Spanish, French),

    • Understandable (“plane” language), (new Production engine)

  • Dissemination

    • Good Coverage

    • Monitoring Communications

      • Radio Emergency,

      • TV (breaking news),

      • Alarm systems,

      • SMS (text and image)

      • Website


Mdc as service provider

MDC as Service Provider

MDC

MDC

MDC

MDC

MDC


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