Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for OCKHI-17
in India, Maldives, Sri Lanka

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone OCKHI-17 can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 23: (05 Dec 2017 08:18).

Name: OCKHI-17
From: 29 Nov 2017 18 UTC
To: 05 Dec 2017 06 UTC
Countries: India, Maldives, Sri Lanka
Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h)
wind speeds or higher is:
No people affected
Maximum windspeed: 185 Km/h
Vulnerability of affected countires: High
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 73 | About casualties: 7 | Last hour: 0

Cyclone Ockhi gone but the aftermath is beyond repair; read heart wrenching accountsFri, 08 Dec 2017 04:12:00 +0100. The perilous Cyclone Ockhi might have dissipated but the fear that it has instilled in people’s mind is still there. The cyclone was as fearsome as December 2004 tsunami for the fishermen who were one of the first ones to witness the storm at sea. Yo...
Cyclone Ockhi’s gone but not the fear as boats wait in huddleFri, 08 Dec 2017 03:48:00 +0100. Cyclone Ockhi first arrived on their boats over the radio transmitters, through the panic-stricken voices of other fishermen. “Kopam, kadalode kopam… kaattru… bayangarmaana kaattru (Anger, sea’s anger… winds… terrible winds),” says Yonas Aruldas, 38,...
Ockhi fallout: Kozhikode suffers ₹24.87-crore lossThu, 07 Dec 2017 04:34:00 +0100. The district administration has estimated a loss of ₹24.87 crore after the cyclone Ockhi ravaged the coastal areas in Kozhikode. According to a press release here on Wednesday, the loss incurred due to the destruction of seawalls has been put at ₹23....
Climat : un cyclone exceptionnel balaie la côte ouest de l’IndeWed, 06 Dec 2017 17:22:00 +0100. Les cyclones ne sont pas un phénomène climatique inconnu en Inde, mais celui qui est en train d’achever sa course au Gujarat, près du Pakistan, aura présenté des caractéristiques inhabituelles en cette saison. Baptisé « Ockhi » et qualifié de « tempê...

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (61), (2), DesInventar (4), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),