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Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for DINEO-17
in Mozambiquefrom 13 Feb 2017 12:00 UTC to 16 Feb 2017 00:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


Tropical Cyclone DINEO-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 Feb 2017 04:03).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 130 km/h)
  • from 13 Feb 2017 12:00 UTC to 16 Feb 2017 00:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.514 million
  • inserted at 16 Feb 2017 01:18:54 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 maximum Storm surge height is  0.9m in Marivate, Mozambique. This height is estimated for 15 Feb 2017 17:00:00.


Mozambique - Tropical Cyclone DINEO - UPDATE

(Created: Thu, 16 Feb 2017 05:11:00 +01:00)

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Known identifiers for this event: SH052017 (JTWCid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 266 | About casualties: 14 | Last hour: 0

Cyclone Dineo: 100k displaced in Mozambique
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 19:10:00 +0100   newzimbabwe (en)

MAPUTO: Cyclone Dineo [[killed]] seven people, injured 55 and displaced more than 100 000 as it battered southern Mozambique, natural disasters agencies said on Friday. The National Institute of Disaster Management said that among the 55 people injured, four were in critical condition.

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Mozambique: Mozambique: Tropical Cyclone Dineo - Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) DREF Operation n° MDRMZ013
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:49:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

A. Situation analysis. Description of the disaster. Tropical Cyclone Dineo made landfall near Inhambane, Southern Mozambique on 15 February 2017, bringing with it strong winds exceeding 100km/hr, rough sea and torrential rain, According to MTOTEC (satellite imagery, surface analysis, and storm....

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VIDEO - Le cyclone fait plus... Mozambique : 7 morts et 55 blessés après le passage de Dineo
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:01:00 +0100   ipreunion (fr)

Le passage du cyclone tropical Dineo a fait 7 morts et 55 blessés dans le sud du Mozambique, selon un bilan actualisé de l'Institut national de gestion des catastrophes naturelles (INGC) publié dans la soirée de vendredi 18 février 2017. Parmi les 55 blessés, quatre sont dans un "état grave", précise l'INGC dans son communiqué.

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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 (135), (2), DesInventar (1), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), ECMWF (3), HWRF (1), INFORM (2),

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