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Overall Tropical Cyclone for ARLENE-17 from 19 Apr 2017 15:00 UTC to 21 Apr 2017 09:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

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Tropical Cyclone ARLENE-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 8: (21 Apr 2017 15:03).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 83 km/h)
  • from 19 Apr 2017 15:00 UTC to 21 Apr 2017 09:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 21 Apr 2017 06:48:14 UTC

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.

References

Known identifiers for this event: AL012017 (NOAAid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 137 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Watch Tropical Storm Arlene be ‘eaten’ by weather system
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:52:00 +0200   headlines24 (en)

. 24/04 18:30 - Watch Tropical Storm Arlene be ‘eaten’ by weather system There were high hopes last week from alarmists the the first Atlantic tropical storm of 2017 Arlene, which formed 40 days before the official start of Hurricane season on June 1st, would turn into a bonanza of “weather is getting worse due to climate change” stories.

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April storm 'Arlene' sets Atlantic record
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:56:00 +0200   aljazeera-en (en)

We recently reported on the rare sight of a subtropical depression forming in the Atlantic Basin, long before the official hurricane season, which does not begin until June 1. Well, not only did this subtropical depression persist despite chilly ocean temperatures of just 20 degrees Celsius, it actually formed into a tropical storm on April 20.

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Tropical Storm Arlene spins up in the Atlantic, two months before average date of first storm of hurricane season
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 08:17:00 +0200   headlines24 (en)

. 22/04 07:30 - Tropical Storm Arlene spins up in the Atlantic, two months before average date of first storm of hurricane season Is climate change playing any role in an apparent lengthening of the hurricane season? It's way early for hurricane season to start, but that's precisely what happened....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (124), BOM (1), JTWC (1), (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), ECMWF (1), HWRF (1), GFS (1), INFORM (2),

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