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Overall Green Tropical Cyclone alert for CORENTIN-16 from 21 Jan 2016 12:00 UTC to 25 Jan 2016 12:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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) Storm surge maximum height. (Source: JRC)

Tropical Cyclone CORENTIN-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 9.

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 139 km/h)
  • from 21 Jan 2016 12:00 UTC to 25 Jan 2016 12:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 25 Jan 2016 14:55:06 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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Known identifiers for this event: (JTCWid) (JTWCid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 8 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Corentin rétrograde au stade de tempête tropicale modérée
Sun, 24 Jan 2016 11:48:00 +0100   clicanoo (fr)

Au stade de forte temp�te tropicale hier, Corentin est pass� ce matin au stade de temp�te tropicale mod�r�e. Troisi�me syst�me d�pressionnaire de la saison cyclonique, Corentin continue de s’�loigner de nos c�tes. Il se trouvait � 4 heures ce matin � 1 900 kilom�tres � l’Est-Sud-Est de notre �le. Sa position exacte �tait de 25.

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Corentin devient forte tempête tropicale
Sat, 23 Jan 2016 04:57:00 +0100   clicanoo (fr)

Le troisi�me syst�me de la saison a encore gagn� en intensit� hier devenant une forte temp�te tropicale. Corentin �tait situ� hier apr�s-midi � 16h � 1 660 km � l’est des c�tes r�unionnaises. Il se d�pla�ait vers le sud-ouest � 22 km/h. Le m�t�ore ne repr�sente aucune menace pour les Mascareignes.

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NASA sees Corentin reach hurricane strength
Sat, 23 Jan 2016 00:34:00 +0100   phys (en)

When Aqua flew over Corentin on Jan. 22, 2016, at 08:35 UTC (3:35 a.m. EST), the MODIS instrument saw an eye forming. Bands of thunderstorms wrapped around the storm and into the center from the north and west. Credit: NASA/NRL. The Southern Indian Ocean's Tropical Cyclone Corentin achieved hurricane strength on Jan.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (68), BOM (1), JTWC (1), (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1),

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