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Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for CHAPALA-15
from 28 Oct 2015 18:00 UTC to 31 Oct 2015 12:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

Tropical Cyclone CHAPALA-15 can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 25: (21 Oct 2016 15:30).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 250 km/h)
  • from 28 Oct 2015 18:00 UTC to 31 Oct 2015 12:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.337 million
  • inserted at 03 Nov 2015 21:01:30 UTC

Extreme Rain

Potential rainfall is calculated based on rainfall observed by several microwave satellite sensors.

The image shows the total rainfall accumulation associated with the cyclone.

Storm surge

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Overview

Yemen - Tropical Cyclone CHAPALA

(Created: Tue, 03 Nov 2015 04:40:00 +01:00)

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References

Known identifiers for this event: IO042015 (JTWCid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 145 | About casualties: 9 | Last hour: 0

Yémen : le HCR annonce l'apport d'une aide aux personnes déplacées par le passage du cyclone Chapala
Fri, 06 Nov 2015 18:17:00 +0100   un-org-newscentre (fr)

Le cyclone Chapala, qui a emporté des maisons, des bateaux et du bétail, a touché terre le 3 novembre au Yémen dans le gouvernorat de Hadramaout, avant de traverser les gouvernorats voisins de Shabwah, Al Maharah et de Socotra. Photo : UNICEF Yemen/Ahmed Tani.

People and organisations:

Yémen : l'ONU s'activent comme elle peut suite au passage de Chapala
Fri, 06 Nov 2015 08:19:00 +0100   unmultimedia-fr (fr)

Le Bureau de la coordination des affaires humanitaires (OCHA) au Yémen se mobilise pour venir en aide suite au passage du cyclone Chapala dans le pays. Chapala, qui s'est abattu sur le littoral et l'intérieur du Sud du Yémen du 1er au 3 novembre, est la tempête la plus puissante à avoir frappé le....

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Le cyclone Chapala dévaste le sud du Yémen : 8 morts et 40 blesssés
Thu, 05 Nov 2015 21:41:00 +0100   itele (fr)

Les côtes du sud-est du Yémen ont été frappées dans la nuit du 2 au 3 novembre par des pluies et des vents violents. La catastrophe a fait 8 morts et une quarantaine de blessés, selon un responsable local. Le cyclone Chapala a frappé dans la nuit du lundi 2 au mardi 3 novembre les côtes du sud du....

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (110), BOM (1), JTWC (1), (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), ESURGE (2), INFORM (1),

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