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08 Mar 2017 description

SITUATION

• Tropical Cyclone ENAWO continued moving towards north-eastern areas of Madagascar, strengthening. On 7 March morning, it made landfall over Antalaha district, near Antalaha city, as an intense Tropical Cyclone, with a maximum sustained wind speed of 210-230 km/h.
After the landfall it started moving over land, weakening.

08 Mar 2017 description

Lyon, le mercredi 8 mars. Le cyclone Enawo, qui a frappé mardi la côte Nord- Est de Madagascar, pourrait toucher 2 millions de personnes. Les équipes de Handicap International déjà présentes sur place sont mobilisées et se préparent à intervenir en urgence.

Le cyclone Enawo, classé hier en catégorie 4 sur l’échelle Saffir-Simpson qui compte 5 échelons, a frappé hier la côte nord-est de Madagascar, avec des vents allant jusqu’à 300 km/h. Il touche actuellement la capitale malgache, Antananarivo avec des rafales pouvant aller jusqu’à 200 km/h.

08 Mar 2017 description
report Medair

Lausanne, 08 March 2017 – Tropical cyclone Enawo made landfall yesterday, Tuesday 7 March in Ampahana, on the northeastern coast of Madagascar, resulting in significant wind damage and flooding. Prior to landfall, the storm’s winds strengthened and reached 200km/h to 250km/h, making this one of the strongest storms to hit Madagascar in the last five years.

The eye of the storm passed through the districts of Maroantsetra and Mananara-Nord, among others, where so far four people have been killed.

08 Mar 2017 description
  • Tropical Cyclone ENAWO continued moving towards north-eastern areas of Madagascar, strengthening. On 7 March morning, it made landfall over Antalaha district, near Antalaha city, with a max. sustained wind speed of 220-230 km/h. On 7 March at 18.00 (UTC), its centre was located approx. 90 km south-west of Antalaha city and had max. sustained wind speed of 167 km/h.

08 Mar 2017 description

This bulletin is being issued for information only and reflects the current situation and details available at this time. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is in the process of discussing with the National Society of launching an emergency appeal. The Malagasy Red Cross Society (MRCS) will, however, accept direct assistance to provide support to the affected population.

The situation

08 Mar 2017 description
report UNOSAT

Overview

The cyclone Enawo-17 in the Indian Ocean made landfall on the eastern coast of Madagascar, Tuesday 07 March and will likely cross the island and may affect several regions inland including Antananarivo.
The tropical cyclone will reach a maximum wind speed of 195 km/h.
Based on the observed and predicted cyclone track as of 7th of March 2017 (06:00 UTC), sustained wind speeds zones and population data from WorldPop, UNITAR-UNOSAT conducted a population exposure analysis for Madagascar.

08 Mar 2017 description

Situation

  • Tropical Cyclone ENAWO continued moving west south-west over the southwestern Indian Ocean and towards north-eastern areas in Madagascar, strengthening. On 07 March morning it made landfall over Antalaha district, near Antalha city, with an approximate maximum sustained wind speed between 220 and 230 km/h.

  • Over the next 24 hours it is forecast to continue moving south-west over northern and central Madagascar, weakening into a Tropical Storm.

08 Mar 2017 description

I. Overview

  • Tropical Cyclone ENAWO, Category 4, Maximum sust wind speed: 231 km/h. Maximum storm surge: 1.0m. Main drivers of damage are high wind speeds in the coastal regions of the storm path and extreme precipitation further inland.
07 Mar 2017 description

Tropical Cyclone Enawo was battering the northeastern region of Madagascar when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead on March 7. Enawo strengthened to the equivalent of a Category 4 or major hurricane and made landfall.

07 Mar 2017 description
  • Tropical Cyclone ENAWO continued moving west south-west over the south-western Indian Ocean and towards north-eastern Madagascar, strengthening. On 7 March at 6.00 UTC, its centre was located approx. 50 km north-east of Antalaha city (Antsiranana Province) and had max. sustained wind speed of 231 km/h.
06 Mar 2017 description

SITUATION

  • TC ENAWO continued moving west southwest over the south-western Indian Ocean and towards north-eastern Madagascar, strengthening. On 6 March at 06.00 UTC, its centre was located approximately 400 km north-east of Ambohitralanana (Antsiranana Province), and it had a max. sustained wind speed of 167 km/h.

  • Over the next 24 hours, it is forecast to continue moving west south-west towards the north-eastern coast of Madagascar, strengthening.

06 Mar 2017 description

This bulletin is being issued for information only and reflects the current situation and details available at this time. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is not seeking funding or other assistance from donors for this operation. The Malagasy Red Cross Society (MRCS) will, however, accept direct assistance to provide support to the affected population.

The situation

06 Mar 2017 description
  • Tropical Cyclone ENAWO continued moving west south-west over the south-western Indian Ocean and towards north-eastern Madagascar, strengthening. On 6 March at 06.00 UTC, its centre was located approximately 400 km north-east of Antalaha city (Antsiranana Province), and it had a maximum sustained wind speed of 167 km/hour.

  • Over the next 24 hours, it is forecast to continue moving west south-west towards the north-eastern coast of Madagascar, strengthening.

05 Mar 2017 description

◾Tropical Storm ENAWO - 17 has further intensified and upgraded to a Category One Tropical Cyclone with a potential to reach the Category Three within the next two days, mainly affecting the north-eastern coast of Madagascar. Further wind and rainfall intensification is expected.

◾The humanitarian impact may be high based on the maximum wind speed and the vulnerability of the potentially affected population.