Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for MAARUTHA-17
in Myanmar
Current Green alert for wind impact. 15 Apr 2017 18 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 2.6 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 countires: High

Bulletin Timeline

Advisory Alert color Date (UTC) Category Wind speed Wind gusts Population affected
by cyclone winds (>120km/h)
Location (lat, lon)
2
GREEN
15 Apr 2017 18:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 15.3, 91.3
2
GREEN
16 Apr 2017 06:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 17.2, 92.9
2
GREEN
16 Apr 2017 18:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 18.8, 94.4
2
GREEN
17 Apr 2017 06:00 Tropical depression 46 km/h (29 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 20.3, 95.7

Wind

Up to 2.6 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

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Taungup Rakhine Myanmar City - 503 km
Thayetmyo Magway Myanmar City 96000 people 607 km

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Gwa GWA 3 Civ. Unpaved No 3500 433 km
Manaung MGU 6 Civ. Unpaved No 3700 468 km
Sandoway SNW 6 Civ. Paved No 4700 474 km
Magway MWQ 84 Civ. Unpaved No 4600 663 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Sandoway Myanmar 481 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Sunchaung Sun Creek -99 705 km
Natmouk -99 718 km

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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