Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for SITRANG-22
in Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Bhutan

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone SITRANG-22 can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000941
Name SITRANG-22
From - To 23 Oct - 24 Oct
Exposed countries Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Bhutan
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 83 km/h Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 1.8 m (24 Oct 21:00 UTC)
Vulnerability High (Bangladesh)

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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS JTWC 65 km/h 1.8 m n.a. 1.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 97 km/h 1.4 m 407 mm 0.5
GFS 115 km/h 2 m 417 mm 0.5
ECMWF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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SITRANG-22 - EC/ECHO daily mapMon, 24 Oct 2022 18:04

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Bangladesh, India - Tropical Storm SITRANG, update (ECHO 25 Oct 2022)Tue, 25 Oct 2022 10:48

  • Tropical Storm SITRANG made landfall in the afternoon of 24 October over the central coast of Bangladesh, near Barisal City, with maximum sustained winds up to 95 km/h. 
  • After that, SITRANG gradually weakened to a Tropical Depression, while moving northwards over Bangladesh, and further dissipating on the morning of 25 October over northern Bangladesh and north-eastern States of India.
  • In Bangladesh, media report at least twelve fatalities, as flooding has affected several cities, including Dhaka Capital City. A number of houses, road sections, power and communication links have been damaged. Assessment of impact is ongoing and communication remains a challenge in some affected coastal areas.
  • Nearly 220,000 people across 15 coastal Districts of Bangladesh were evacuated to shelters, ahead of the landfall of SITRANG, as reported by the Bangladesh National News Agency (BSS). 
  • On 25-26 October, light to moderate rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms and strong winds is forecast over most of central, northern, and southeastern Bangladesh. Light to moderate rainfall is expected on 25 October over north-eastern States of India, particularly Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, and Meghalaya.
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 295 | About casualties: 32 | Last hour: 0

au moins 28 morts au passage du cyclone Sitrang, des millions privés d ... 2022-10-26T23:06+0200.

Au moins 28 personnes sont mortes et quatre autres disparues dans le sillage du cyclone Sitrang au Bangladesh où des millions d’habitants sont toujours privés d’électricité, ont indiqué les autorités mercredi. Des plongeurs du service des p
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Bangladesh cyclone claims 28 lives, millions without power2022-10-26T21:56+0200.

Bangladesh cyclone. DHAKA-(MaraviPost)- At least 28 people have died and millions left without power after Cyclone Sitrang ravaged southern Bangladesh. The government officials confirmed the toll in a statement adding that nearly 10,000 tin
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Bangladesh : au moins 28 morts au passage du cyclone Sitrang2022-10-26T19:41+0200.

Des plongeurs du service des pompiers ont retrouvé les corps de quatre membres d’équipage d’un bateau de dragage naufragé au passage du cyclone dans le golfe du Bengale. Sitrang a touché terre lundi soir dans le Sud du pays. Les autorités a
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At Least 24 Dead in Bangladesh from Tropical Storm2022-10-26T19:17+0200.

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) _ A tropical storm that lashed Bangladesh left at least 24 people dead and about 8 million without power across the delta nation, officials and news reports said Tuesday. The government said about 10,000 homes were da
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (39), (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),