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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for ERNIE-17
from 06 Apr 2017 06:00 UTC to 10 Apr 2017 06:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

Tropical Cyclone ERNIE-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: (10 Apr 2017 11:48).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 241 km/h)
  • from 06 Apr 2017 06:00 UTC to 10 Apr 2017 06:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 10 Apr 2017 07:18:24 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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References

Known identifiers for this event: SH152017 (JTWCid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 4 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

NASA Catches Tropical Cyclone Ernie Being Blown Apart
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 05:17:00 +0200   sciencenewsline (en)

NASA's Aqua satellite provided a birds-eye view of Tropical Cyclone Ernie as it was being battered by strong vertical wind shear and torn apart. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Ernie on April 10 at 0720 UTC (3:20 a.m. EST) and the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument took a visible image of the storm.

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NASA Sees Tropical Cyclone Ernie Intensify
Sat, 08 Apr 2017 05:14:00 +0200   enn (en)

The storm formerly known as tropical cyclone 15S, now called Tropical Cyclone Ernie continued to strengthen as NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image that showed the storm developed an eye. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Ernie on April 7 at 0645 UTC (2:45 a.m.

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Il ne concerne pas La Réunion Ernie devient le neuvième système baptisé dans le sud de l'Océan Indien Un quatrième cyclone évoluant dans le bassin sud-est de l'océan indien vient d'être baptisé. Ernie se trouve actuellement au large des côtes australiennes. Il ne concerne évidemment pas La Réunion, et il se trouve également loin de toute zone habitée....
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 11:49:00 +0200   ipreunion (fr)

Un quatrième cyclone évoluant dans le bassin sud-est de l'océan indien vient d'être baptisé. Ernie se trouve actuellement au large des côtes australiennes. Il ne concerne évidemment pas La Réunion, et il se trouve également loin de toute zone habitée. Yvette, Blanche et Caleb étaient les trois précédents systèmes baptisés dans cette zone.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (153), BOM (1), JTWC (1), (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), ECMWF (4), HWRF (1), GFS (1), INFORM (1),

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