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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for DON-17
in Trinidad and Tobago, Grenadafrom 17 Jul 2017 21:00 UTC to 18 Jul 2017 21:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


Tropical Cyclone DON-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: (19 Jul 2017 04:48).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 83 km/h)
  • from 17 Jul 2017 21:00 UTC to 18 Jul 2017 21:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 18 Jul 2017 18:50:54 UTC
  • Vulnerability: Medium

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: AL052017 (NOAAid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 226 | About casualties: 6 | Last hour: 0

Tropical Storm Don weakens after causing flash-flood
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 05:38:00 +0200   reporter-bz (en)

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor. ReporterAdmin ReporterAdmin Tropical Storm Don has weakened after it dumped heavy rains over the Windward Islands on Tuesday night. Heavy rains south of the storm caused flash floods and landslides in Trinidad and Tobago. Don passed southeast of Barbados and just south of Grenada during its final hours.

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Grenada: CDEMA Situation Report Tropical Storm Don # 1 as of 12:00pm on July 19th 2017
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:40:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

Tropical Storm (TS) Don, the fourth named Storm for the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season formed near the Windward Islands on July 17, 2017. TS Don impacted Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and sections of Trinidad and Tobago during Tuesday night, July 18, 2017.

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Tropical Storm Don Fizzles After Passing Through Caribbean With Little Impact
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 05:08:00 +0200   caribbean360 (en)

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Wednesday July 19, 2017 – Former Tropical Storm Don fizzled out in the far southeastern Caribbean Sea after crossing the Windward Islands late yesterday, and no damage has been reported. But forecasters say the remnants of Don are still expected to produce total rain....

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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 (159), (2), DesInventar (1), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), ECMWF (4), HWRF (1), GFS (1), INFORM (2),

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