Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for BANYAN-17
in United States Minor Outlying Islands

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone BANYAN-17 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 9: (13 Aug 2017 02:19).

Name: BANYAN-17
From - To 11 Aug - 16 Aug
Countries affected: United States Minor Outlying Islands
Exposed population: No people affected in Cat.1 or higher
(wind speed> 118 km/h)
Maximum wind speed: 167 km/h,Category 2
Maximum storm surge: No locations affected by storm surge > 10 cm
Vulnerability of affected countries: --

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 5 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

NASA Sees Wind Shear Battering Banyan
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:39:00 +0200.

NASA's Terra satellite captured an infrared image of Typhoon Banyan that showed the strongest storms were being pushed northeast of the center from wind shear. An infrared image taken Aug. 16 at 6:25 a.m. EDT (1025 UTC), from the Moderate R
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NASA sees wind shear battering Banyan
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:56:00 +0200.

On Aug. 16, 2017, at 6:25 a.m. EDT (1025 UTC) NASA's Terra satellite captured an infrared image of wind shear pushing strongest storms (red and green) northeast of Banyan's center of circulation. Credit: NASA/NRL. NASA's Terra satellite cap
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NASA Spots Typhoon Banyan's Large Eye
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:21:00 +0200.

Typhoon Banyan's eye became visible again in satellite imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite. A visible image showed powerful storms tightly would around Typhoon Banyan's center as it moved through the Pacific Ocean. On Aug. 15 at 01
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NASA's Sees a Tightly Wound Typhoon Banyan
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 05:42:00 +0200.

Satellite imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite showed powerful storms tightly would around Typhoon Banyan's center as it moved through the Pacific Ocean. On Aug. 14 at 02:06 UTC (Aug. 13 at 10:06 p.m. EDT) the Visible Infrared Imagi
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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 (60), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), INFORM (2),