2010 Hurricane Tomas

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Affected City/Cities
Affected State/States
Affected Country/Countries Cuba, Guantánamo Province, Turks and Caicos, Bahamas, Inagua, Mayaguana, Haiti, Barbados, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Type Severe weather, Flooding and tsunami
Start date 2010/10/29
Twitter hashtags Tomas





Updates from National Hurricane Center, Stormpulse, ReliefWeb, GLIDE Number, GDACS

Wed PM 3-Nov-2010
  • GDACS:Tomas impact assessment for next 48 hours - Affected Population: Up to 12.2 million people can be affected by wind speeds of tropical storm strength or above. Affected Country (provinces) (population): Dominican Republic (Monte Cristi) (100343), Dominican Republic (Puerto Plata) (248638), Haiti (Grand Anse) (-99999), Haiti (Nord-Ouest) (395442), Haiti (Sud) (630007), Turks & Caicos Is. (Turks & Caicos Is.) (14512), Cuba (Guantanamo) (520002), Cuba (Holguin) (1035950), Cuba (Santiago de Cuba) (1037180), United States (Guantanamo Bay) (-99999), Jamaica (Portland) (77510), Jamaica (Saint Andrew) (548307), Jamaica (Saint Thomas) (86473), Haiti (Artibonite) (961447), Haiti (Centre) (467514), Haiti (Nord-Est) (-99999), Haiti (Nord) (724084), Haiti (Ouest) (2285044), Haiti (Sud-Est) (444323), Dominican Republic (Dajabon) (69385), Dominican Republic (Espaillat) (197222), Dominican Republic (Santiago) (762910), Dominican Republic (Santiago Rodrigu) (66678), Dominican Republic (Valverde) (120693), Dominican Republic (Baoruco) (94606), Dominican Republic (Independencia) (46653), Dominican Republic (La Estrelleta) (65384), Dominican Republic (Pedernales) (20458), Dominican Republic (San Juan) (288581), Dominican Republic (La Vega) (313596), The Bahamas (Bahamas) (272209).
Tue PM 2-Nov-2010
  • Barbados - TC-2010-000216-BRB: Tropical Storm Tomas has resulted in wide spread roof loss, downed power lines and fallen trees across Barbados. Over 17 inches of rain was reported at the airport. Approximately, 130 homes have been damaged, mainly in the parishes of St. George and St. Lucy, though damage has also been reported in the parishes of St. Phillip, St. Andrew, St. Joseph, St. Michael and St. Michel. 80% of the electrical service to Barbados was disrupted and water supply was significantly reduced in many areas, although both services are now being restored. Brown water contamination has also been reported in some areas. The disruption to water services has left some polyclinics closed. Telephone lines are still experiencing disruption across the island but cell phones are operational.
  • Saint Lucia - TC-2010-000216-LCA: In St Lucia, the brunt of the storm was felt in the southern part of the island. The island experienced sustained winds of 90 - 95 mph which caused significant loss and damage to several houses and small commercial structures in communities. Altogether 110 houses in Roseau Valley have been reported with roof damage and severe flooding; in Bruceville, 45 houses have lost their roofs forcing 163 persons to accommodate in shelters. The area of Soufriere has been cut off by landslides and is currently inaccessible by land. Laborie has experienced severe flooding. The dam at Roseau is currently inaccessible, causing irregularity in the water service. Choc and Bois D?orange bridges have been destroyed between Castries and Gros Islet. The Northern section of the island encompassing Gros-islet and Castries has been severely affected by flood waters and strong winds. In the capital city of Castries, the flood waters have affected most businesses in the city and strong winds partially damaged the House of Assembly roof. Hewanorra airport is still closed.
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - TC-2010-000216-VCT: Tropical Cyclone, experienced high winds and heavy rains, which resulted in significant damage across the island, especially on the windward side and in the Northwest of the island. 600 houses have been damaged and around 14 destroyed, and 163 people (46 families) are lacking adequate shelter in Bruceville and Vieus Fort. Seven government buildings are damaged and eight schools have been badly damaged
Mon PM 1-Nov-2010
Sun PM 31-Oct-2010
Sat PM 30-Oct-2010
  • Hurricane Tomas crossed the Lesser Antilles on Sat Oct 30, 2010 and is moving westward through the Caribbean Sea. Landfall is not expected in the next 72 hours. Maximum wind speeds are expected to rise from 105 mph to 115 mph over the next 3 days.

Atlantic storms 2010

Alex, Bonnie, Colin, Danielle, Earl, Fiona, Gaston, Hermine, Igor, Julia, Karl, Lisa, Matthew, Nicole, Otto, Paula, Richard, Shary, Tomas, Virginie, Walter (Bold = active or last name used. NOAA link.)

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