Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for MAARUTHA-17
in Myanmar

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone MAARUTHA-17 can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

Name: MAARUTHA-17
From - To 15 Apr - 16 Apr
Exposed countries: Myanmar
Exposed population: No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 83 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge: No locations affected by storm surge > 10 cm
Vulnerability of affected countries: High (MMR)

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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.

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 wa
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4 killed as Cyclone Maarutha hits Irrawaddy Delta
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 06:36:00 +0200.

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 wa
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'I'M A GONER': El Faro's last hours as ship sails into storm
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 02:22:00 +0200.

Earlier in his career Davidson had navigated freighters in the Alaska trade, known in the industry as one of the most bruising theaters of sailing. But his leadership had been questioned by TOTE's upper management, and after initially leani
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Six months after Hurricane Matthew, food, shelter still scarce in Hait ...
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 00:41:00 +0200.

Six months after Hurricane Matthew tore through Haiti’s southern peninsula, shelter and food remain scarce especially in remote, difficult-to-reach areas. El-Mostafa Benlamlih, the United Nations’ humanitarian coordinator and head of the U.
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (61), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),