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Overall Green Tropical Cyclone alert for BANYAN-17 in United States Minor Outlying Islands from 11 Aug 2017 00:00 UTC to 13 Aug 2017 12:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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The map shows the accumulated precipitation along the cyclone's track. Yellow area is > 100mm; Red area is > 300mm; Blue area is > 500mm. The accumulated rainfall is calculated based on the Tropical Rainfall Potential of NOAA/NESDIS. The eTRaP is a simple ensemble whose members are the 6-hourly totals from the single-orbit TRaPs, which are rainfall estimates from passive microwave remote sensing. Rain map with eTraP data. (Source: JRC) Storm surge maximum height. (Source: JRC)

Tropical Cyclone BANYAN-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 24.

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 167 km/h)
  • from 11 Aug 2017 00:00 UTC to 13 Aug 2017 12:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 16 Aug 2017 18:19:12 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

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References

Known identifiers for this event: WP142017 (JTWCid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 5 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

NASA Sees Wind Shear Battering Banyan
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:39:00 +0200   sciencenewsline (en)

NASA's Terra satellite captured an infrared image of Typhoon Banyan that showed the strongest storms were being pushed northeast of the center from wind shear. An infrared image taken Aug. 16 at 6:25 a.m. EDT (1025 UTC), from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument....

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NASA sees wind shear battering Banyan
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:56:00 +0200   phys (en)

On Aug. 16, 2017, at 6:25 a.m. EDT (1025 UTC) NASA's Terra satellite captured an infrared image of wind shear pushing strongest storms (red and green) northeast of Banyan's center of circulation. Credit: NASA/NRL. NASA's Terra satellite captured an infrared image of Typhoon Banyan that showed the....

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NASA Spots Typhoon Banyan's Large Eye
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:21:00 +0200   sciencenewsline (en)

Typhoon Banyan's eye became visible again in satellite imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite. A visible image showed powerful storms tightly would around Typhoon Banyan's center as it moved through the Pacific Ocean. On Aug. 15 at 01:48 UTC (Aug. 14 at 9:48 p.m.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (126), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), SWCB (1), Unisys (1),

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Further information and official advisories can be found at the Severe Weather Information Centre of the World Meteorological Organization, by clicking on the Tropical Cyclone symbols on the world map of the site.