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Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for ENAWO-17
in Madagascarfrom 03 Mar 2017 06:00 UTC to 10 Mar 2017 12:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 12: (18 May 2017 11:38).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 231 km/h)
  • from 03 Mar 2017 06:00 UTC to 10 Mar 2017 12:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 1.685 million
  • inserted at 10 Mar 2017 13:18:39 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  1.0m in Manambia, Madagascar. This height is estimated for 07 Mar 2017 14:00:00.


Madagascar - Tropical Cyclone ENAWO UPDATE

(Created: Fri, 10 Mar 2017 03:59:00 +01:00)

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Known identifiers for this event: SH092017 (JTWCid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 631 | About casualties: 42 | Last hour: 0

Madagascar: ACAPS Briefing Note – Madagascar Tropical Cyclone Enawo, 13 March 2017
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 11:17:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

Key points: At least 883 houses have been damaged by the cyclone and 5,630 have been damaged due to floodwater, particularly in Antalaha district. Food availability is a challenge to affected populations in remote areas cut off by damaged roads. 100% of the crops and rice fields in Antalaha and Sambava have been submerged and destroyed.

People and organisations:

Cyclone Enawo à Madagascar : 50 morts, 300.000 sinistrés et plus de 200.000 réfugiés
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 11:17:00 +0100   temoignages (fr)

Selon le dernier bilan provisoire communiqué par le Bureau National de Gestion des Risques et des Catastrophes (BNGRC), 50 personnes auraient perdu la vie, 195 seraient blessées et 20 autres seraient portées disparues. Les autorités recensent également 205 424 déplacés et 296 125 sinistrés.

People and organisations:

296 125 sinistrés après le passage d’Enawo sur Madagascar
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 09:29:00 +0100   linfo (fr)

De part et d’autre de la rivière, les dégâts sont encore visibles. Certains réparent une partie de leur maison détruite par le cyclone, d’autres lavent le linge. La vie a repris peu à peu à Antananarivo. De l’autre côté de la route, un parking transformé en centre d’hébergement d’urgence. Il y a 3 jours, ils étaient 2700.

People and organisations:

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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 (138), (2), 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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