Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for MORA-17
in Bangladesh, India

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone MORA-17 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

Name: MORA-17
Glide number: TC-2017-000058-BGD
From - To 27 May - 30 May
Exposed countries: Bangladesh, India
Exposed population: 11.3 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 120 km/h, Category 1
Maximum storm surge: 2 m (30 May 02:00 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: High (BGD)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 220 | About casualties: 18 | Last hour: 0

Myanmar to strengthen disaster response systems
Fri, 02 Jun 2017 03:27:00 +0200.

Myanmar announced plans yesterday to strengthen its disaster response systems in the wake of Cyclone Mora, which killed scores of people in neighbouring Bangladesh and left thousands homeless in both nations, state media reported on 2 June.
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Major search for 81 people missing after cyclone hits Bangladesh
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 09:16:00 +0200.

A Rohingya refugee works on his house, which was destroyed by Cyclone Mora, at a camp in the Cox’s Bazar district on May 31 (Picture: AFP/Getty Images) A major search and rescue mission is underway for 81 people still missing from a devasta
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Après le cyclone Mora, des pêcheurs en détresse au Bangladesh
Thu, 01 Jun 2017 08:36:00 +0200.

DACCA (Reuters) - Le passage du cyclone Mora au Bangladesh a fait semble-t-il des dizaines de victimes parmi les pêcheurs dans le golfe du Bengale, rapportent les autorités. Jeudi, 81 d'entre eux étaient toujours portés disparus. Une soixan
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In the wake of Cyclone Mora
Wed, 31 May 2017 20:35:00 +0200.

As the news of the cyclone named Mora (a Thai word which means 'star of the sea') erupted on social and traditional media, I couldn't but recall the 1991 cyclone. While we experienced torrential rains in Dhaka, Chittagong and other coastal
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (61), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),