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Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for MAARUTHA-17
in Myanmarfrom 15 Apr 2017 12:00 UTC to 16 Apr 2017 18:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

Tropical Cyclone MAARUTHA-17 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 6: (16 Apr 2017 21:48).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 83 km/h)
  • from 15 Apr 2017 12:00 UTC to 16 Apr 2017 18:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 16 Apr 2017 17:18:36 UTC
  • Vulnerability: High

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

The tropical cyclone did not reach sufficient strength to cause significant storm surge.

References

Known identifiers for this event: IO012017 (JTWCid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 35 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Myanmar: 4 killed as Cyclone Maarutha hits Irrawaddy Delta
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:25:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

Four people have been [[killed]] and about 60 houses destroyed as storms caused by Cyclone Maarutha wreaked havoc in the Irrawaddy Delta. Speaking to DVB yesterday, Irrawaddy Division Transportation Minister Win Htay said, “A 50-year-old man was killed when a tree fell on him in Hinthada Township, while....

People and organisations:

4 killed as Cyclone Maarutha hits Irrawaddy Delta
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 06:36:00 +0200   dvb (en)

Four people have been [[killed]] and about 60 houses destroyed as storms caused by Cyclone Maarutha wreaked havoc in the Irrawaddy Delta. Speaking to DVB yesterday, Irrawaddy Division Transportation Minister Win Htay said, “A 50-year-old man was killed when a tree fell on him in Hinthada Township, while....

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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 (155), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), ECMWF (4), HWRF (1), GFS (1), INFORM (2),

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