Caribbean: Tropical Storm Jerry - Oct 2001
Most read reports
- CDERA: Summary of the hurricane season 2001. 14 Dec 2001
- IFRC: Caribbean and Central America: Hurricane Iris and Tropical Storm Jerry - Information Bulletin n° 2. 9 Oct 2001
- Govt. St. Lucia: St. Lucia: National Emergency Management Organisation Annual Report for 2001/2002. 31 Mar 2002
- CDERA: CDERA Tropical storm Jerry situation report 12 Oct 2001. 12 Oct 2001
- CDERA: Tropical depression 12 advisory No. 1. 6 Oct 2001
Part 1 Annual Report of the National Emergency Management Office April 1, 2001 to March 31, 2002
The National Emergency Management Organisation Office is that organ of the Public Service charged with the responsibility of orchestrating all aspects of preparedness and response to disasters and other emergency situations affecting the State. The Office coordinates the activities of the National Emergency Management Organization. This is a two tiered network of committees, which function at the National, and Local levels respectively.
The 2001 hurricane season was above average.
In December 2000 Professor William M Gray et al, forecasted that the 2001 hurricane season would be a below average hurricane season. However, at the beginning of the 2001 hurricane season, this team updated their forecast on June 07, 2001 to indicate that the season would be above average consisting of 12 named storms, 7 hurricanes and 3 intense hurricanes. The long-term averages are: Tropical Storms-10, Hurricanes-6 and Major Hurricanes-2. (NOAA, 2001).
Tropical Storm Jerry threatened the islands of the Eastern Caribbean namely Barbados, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Tobago during the period October 6th to 8th, 2001. The system with maximum wind strength of 50mph did not adversely affect any of CDERA Participating States.
Silver Spring, Maryland - The Adventist Development and Relief Agency International (ADRA) is responding to Hurricanes Juliette and Iris, which have affected two different parts of Mexico.
DREF Allocated: None
WTNT32 KNHC 082004
TROPICAL DEPRESSION JERRY ADVISORY NUMBER 10
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
Ref: OCHA/GVA - 2001/0201
OCHA Situation Report No. 1
Tropical Storm Jerry - The Caribbean
DREF Allocated: None
At 11:OOam Eastern Caribbean Time, the center of newly formed Tropical Depression 12 formed near 11.2N 51.1W or approximately 740m1s East of the Windward Islands. The Depression is moving towards the WNW near 14mph with sustained winds of 30mph.