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You are here : eLibrary : IAHR World Congress Proceedings : 36th Congress - The Hague (2015) FULL PAPERS : THEME 7- EXTREME EVENTS, NATURAL VARIABILITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE : URBAN FLOODS BY MANUEL TROPICAL TORMENT. CASE STUDY: CHILPANCINGO, MEXICO
URBAN FLOODS BY MANUEL TROPICAL TORMENT. CASE STUDY: CHILPANCINGO, MEXICO
Author : GUILLERMO CARDOSO-LANDA
The tropical torment called Manuel was a hydro meteorological event which presented in Pacific Ocean near the Mexican coasts during last days of September 2013. This tropical torment originated a large precipitation over the southwest of Mexican territory affecting the Guerrero State, and particularly generating urban floods in the city of Chilpancingo, capital of the Guerrero State. It was analyzed the damage originated by the Huacapa River flood over the urban zone of this big city of the southwest of Mexico. Were also determinate the affected area and the possible causes that propitiated this urban flood applying hydraulic and hydrologic models.
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Article : THEME 7- EXTREME EVENTS, NATURAL VARIABILITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Date Published : 20/04/2016
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