Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for MAARUTHA-17
in Myanmar
Current Orange alert for wind impact. 15 Apr 2017 12 UTC
Myanmar

Current storm status

This tropical cyclone is expected to have a medium humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the affected population in the past and forecasted path.

Up to 10.3 million people can be affected by wind speeds of tropical storm strength or above.

Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is: No people affected
Maximum windspeed: 83 km/h
Vulnerability of affected countries: High

Bulletin Timeline

Advisory Alert color Date (UTC) Category Wind speed Population in
Tropical Storm
Population in
Cat.1 or higher
Location (lat, lon)
1
GREEN
15 Apr 2017 12:00 Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) no people no people 14.3, 90.2
1
GREEN
16 Apr 2017 00:00 Tropical storm 102 km/h (63 mph) 96000 people no people 16, 91.5
1
GREEN
16 Apr 2017 12:00 Tropical storm 102 km/h (63 mph) 4.7 million people no people 17.6, 92.9
1
ORANGE
17 Apr 2017 00:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) 10.1 million people no people 19.1, 94.5
1
GREEN
17 Apr 2017 12:00 Tropical depression 37 km/h (23 mph) no people no people 20.8, 96.2

Wind

Up to 10.3 million people can be affected by wind speeds of tropical storm strength or above.

Affected countries

Country
Myanmar

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Irrawaddy Myanmar 6.3 million people
Arakan State Myanmar 2.5 million people
Pegu Myanmar 4.8 million people
Magwe Myanmar 4.1 million people
Mandalay Myanmar 5.7 million people
Shan State Myanmar 3.8 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Taungup Rakhine Myanmar City - 663 km
Kyaukpyu Rakhine Myanmar City - 670 km
Kyangin Ayeyarwaddy Myanmar City - 701 km
Shwedaung Bago Myanmar City - 724 km
Nattalin Bago Myanmar City - 731 km
Paungde Bago Myanmar City 36000 people 731 km
Pye Bago Myanmar City - 733 km
Thayetmyo Magway Myanmar City 96000 people 769 km
Minbu Magway Myanmar City 56000 people 819 km
Yenangyaung Magway Myanmar City 100000 people 843 km
Ela Mandalay Myanmar City - 871 km
Pyinmana Mandalay Myanmar City 97000 people 878 km
Meiktila Mandalay Myanmar City 170000 people 942 km

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Gwa GWA 3 Civ. Unpaved No 3500 595 km
Manaung MGU 6 Civ. Unpaved No 3700 626 km
Sandoway SNW 6 Civ. Paved No 4700 635 km
Kyaukpyu KYP 6 Civ. Paved No 4600 669 km
Ann 22 0 730 km
Prome PRU 37 Civ. Paved No 4500 737 km
Magway MWQ 84 Civ. Unpaved No 4600 823 km
Meiktila 213 Mil. Unpaved No 5400 946 km
Ste Therese Point 192 Mil. Paved No 8500 953 km
Heho HEH 1176 Civ. Paved Yes 6000 999 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Sandoway Myanmar 643 km
Kyaukpyu Myanmar 669 km
Prome Myanmar 731 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Taungnawin Taungnawin Creek -99 769 km
Manchaung Mann Creek -99 782 km
Salin Salin Creek -99 839 km
Sunchaung Sun Creek -99 866 km
Natmouk -99 879 km
Kinda Panlaung 1986 998 km

StormSurge

No locations affected by storm surge > 10 cm

Rainfall

Rainfall accumulation of the past 24h, as detected by the Global Precipitation Measurement mission of NASA. For more information, see https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/GPM/main/index.html.

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