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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for PHILIPPE-17
in Bahamas, United States, Cubafrom 28 Oct 2017 15:00 UTC to 29 Oct 2017 21:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


Tropical Cyclone PHILIPPE-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: (30 Oct 2017 13:18).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 93 km/h)
  • from 28 Oct 2017 15:00 UTC to 29 Oct 2017 21:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 29 Oct 2017 19:48:39 UTC
  • Vulnerability: Low

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: AL182017 (NOAAid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 330 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

NASA Sees Tropical Storm Philippe Off Florida Coast
Tue, 31 Oct 2017 17:17:00 +0100   sciencenewsline (en)

Tropical Depression 18 had strengthened into Tropical Storm Philippe and on Sunday, Oct. 29 was located off the east coast of Florida. NASA's Aqua satellite saw some strong storms with heavy rainfall potential along Florida's central east coast on Oct. 29.

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Satellite Animation Shows Tropical Storm Philippe Absorbed by Frontal System
Tue, 31 Oct 2017 17:17:00 +0100   sciencenewsline (en)

At NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. an animation of imagery from NOAA's GOES East satellite was created that shows the development, movement and demise of Tropical Storm Philippe from Oct. 28 to Oct. 30. Philippe developed from Tropical Depression 18 in the western Caribbean Sea,....

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Tropical Storm Philippe crosses Cuba towards Florida
Tue, 31 Oct 2017 13:02:00 +0100   terradaily (en)

Tropical Storm Philippe formed over Cuban skies Saturday and is on a path to strike south Florida, Cuban and US metrologists said Saturday. The Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the storm was about 50 miles (80 kilometers) north of Havana at 0001 GMT Sunday, moving north at 28 miles....

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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), 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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