Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for FRANCES-17

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone FRANCES-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 7: (30 Apr 2017 02:18).

Name: FRANCES-17
From - To 27 Apr - 30 Apr
Countries affected: Off-shore
Exposed population: No people affected in Cat.1 or higher
(wind speed> 118 km/h)
Maximum wind speed: 130 km/h,Category 1
Maximum storm surge: 0.2m (29 Apr 2017 21 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: --

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Insurer 16-17% ahead of target if no MatthewTue, 02 May 2017 21:46:00 +0200. By NEIL HARTNELL. Tribune Business Editor. nhartnell@tribunemedia.net. A Bahamian general insurer yesterday said it would have beaten 2016 profit forecasts “by 16-17 per cent” had it not been for Hurricane Matthew, which blew gross claims 6
Lessons from Matthew: You aren't immune away from coastSat, 29 Apr 2017 00:49:00 +0200. We all knew it was coming - but still, the massive storm that threatened heavy winds and record-breaking rains - took some people by surprise. “Just because you hear tropical storm or hurricane, doesn’t mean you’re immune hundreds of miles
NASA Sees Formation of Tropical Storm Frances Near DarwinFri, 28 Apr 2017 20:31:00 +0200. On April 27 at 04:50 UTC (12:50 a.m. EDT), the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of Tropical Cyclone Frances. Frances appeared somewhat elongated. At 04:4
Katia is too close for comfort on 2017 hurricane listThu, 27 Apr 2017 04:48:00 +0200. It’s been an early start to the hurricane season that officially begins June 1, and some of the names of this year’s tropical cyclones are way too familiar. Arlene, the first name on the 2017 Atlantic storm list, was assigned to a tropical

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (58), BOM (1), JTWC (1), (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), INFORM (1),