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Overall Green Tropical Cyclone alert for NINE-C-16 from 31 Dec 2015 03:00 UTC to 01 Jan 2016 15:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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The map shows the accumulated precipitation along the cyclone's track. Yellow area is > 100mm; Red area is > 300mm; Blue area is > 500mm. The accumulated rainfall is calculated based on the Tropical Rainfall Potential of NOAA/NESDIS. The eTRaP is a simple ensemble whose members are the 6-hourly totals from the single-orbit TRaPs, which are rainfall estimates from passive microwave remote sensing. Rain map with eTraP data. (Source: JRC)

Tropical Cyclone NINE-C-16 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 7.

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 56 km/h)
  • from 31 Dec 2015 03:00 UTC to 01 Jan 2016 15:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 01 Jan 2016 14:49:55 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

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

References

Known identifiers for this event: (NOAAid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 6 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Floods swamp Missouri, Illinois; nine million people in risk areas
Thu, 31 Dec 2015 23:44:00 +0100   news-yahoo (en)

(Reuters) - Record flooding from rain-swollen rivers has washed out hundreds of structures in Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma, forcing thousands to flee their homes, and 9.3 million Americans still face flood warnings. At least 28 people have died in the U.S.

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Floods swamp Missouri, Illinois; nine million people in risk areas
Thu, 31 Dec 2015 23:41:00 +0100   news-yahoo-in (en)

By Mary Wisniewski. (Reuters) - Record flooding from rain-swollen rivers has washed out hundreds of structures in Missouri, Illinois, Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma, forcing thousands to flee their homes, and 9.3 million Americans still face flood warnings. At least 28 people have died in the U.S.

People and organisations:

Floods swamp Missouri, Illinois; nine million people in risk areas
Thu, 31 Dec 2015 23:26:00 +0100   reuters (en)

At least 28 people have died in the U.S. Midwest's extreme weather since the weekend, mostly from driving into flooded areas after storms dropped up to 12 inches (30 cm) of rain, officials said. The days of downpours have pushed the mighty Mississippi and its tributaries to record highs or levels....

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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 (83), BOM (1), JTWC (1), (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1),

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