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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for TWO-17
from 14 Apr 2017 06:00 UTC to 15 Apr 2017 06:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


Tropical Cyclone TWO-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 5: (15 Apr 2017 11:03).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 56 km/h)
  • from 14 Apr 2017 06:00 UTC to 15 Apr 2017 06:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 15 Apr 2017 06:48:18 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.


Known identifiers for this event: WP022017 (JTWCid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 61 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

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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 (157), 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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Further information and official advisories can be found at the Severe Weather Information Centre of the World Meteorological Organization, by clicking on the Tropical Cyclone symbols on the world map of the site.