Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for MANDOUS-22
in India, Sri Lanka

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000950
From - To 07 Dec - 10 Dec
Exposed countries India, Sri Lanka
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 102 km/h Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 0.6 m (09 Dec 20:00 UTC)
Vulnerability High (India)


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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS JTWC 56 km/h 0.6 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 122 km/h 0.8 m 683 mm 0.5
GFS 137 km/h 0.5 m 700 mm 0.5
ECMWF 72 km/h 0.5 m 597 mm 0.5
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India, Sri Lanka - Tropical cyclone MANDOUS, update (ECHO 09 Dec 2022)Fri, 09 Dec 2022 10:58

  • Tropical cyclone MANDOUS continued north-west over the south-western Bay of Bengal on 8 December, toward south-eastern India and far off northern Sri Lanka. On 9 December at 3.00 UTC, its centre was located over the sea approximately 200 km south-east of Pondicherry city (Pondicherry Union Territory) and the coastal area of northern Tamil Nadu state, with maximum sustained wind up to 100 km/h.
  • MANDOUS is expected to weaken and to make landfall in the area of Pondicherry city on 9 December very early in the afternoon (UTC), with maximum sustained wind of 80-85 km/h. On the forecast track, it is expected to continue moving inland over northern Tamil Nadu on 10 December, further weakening.
  • Over the next 24 hours, moderate to locally heavy rainfall and strong winds are forecast over Pondicherry, central and northern coastal Tamil Nadu, and southern coastal Andhra Pradesh. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red warning for heavy rainfall over parts of Tamil Nadu.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 24 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 0

Cyclone Mandous disrupts life in Andhra, Tamil Nadu; leaders inspect a ... 2022-12-13T14:41+0100.

Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh) [India]ANI, December 11, 2011: Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party leaders (YSRCP) visited the cyclone Mandous affected places in Andhra Pradesh. This was after many South coastal areas were submerged by water lo
Gr Chennai corpn draws Rs 620cr plan for roads2022-12-12T10:18+0100.

CHENNAI: After cyclone Mandous ravaged several roads across the city, the Greater Chennai Corporation said it will be relaying fresh roads in January at a cost of ₹620 crore. Corporation chief engineer S Rajendiran said the corporation will
Sri Lanka : le cyclone Mandous fait trois morts et plus de 21.000 sini ... 2022-12-12T09:12+0100.

Le Centre de gestion des catastrophes (DMC) du Sri Lanka a annoncé lundi 12 décembre que trois personnes avaient été tuées et que plus de 21.000 autres affectées par les conditions météorologiques dégradées provoquées par le cyclone Mandous
Fortes pluies probables au Tamil Nadu, écoles fermées dans de nombreux ... 2022-12-12T09:00+0100.

Des précipitations légères à modérées dans la plupart des endroits avec de fortes pluies dans des endroits isolés sont probables sur le Tamil Nadu aujourd’hui et sur le Kerala et Mahé et une diminution de l’activité pluviométrique sur la ré

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (40), (2), DesInventar (4), WMO (1), INFORM (2),