Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Tropical Cyclone ENAWO-17 in Madagascar (2017-03-07)


Activation time (UTC): 2017-03-07 15:00:00 Event time (UTC): 2017-03-07 16:00:00 Event type: Wind storm

Activation reason:
Tropical storm ENAWO-17 has formed in the Southern Indian Ocean north-east of Madagascar. It is moving south-west and is currently foreseen to make landfall early 7 March on the north-eastern coast of Madagascar as a very intense cyclone, with extreme rainfalls and maximum storm surge height of one meter. ENAWO-17 is predicted to have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, the potentially affected population (up to one million people) and their vulnerability.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2017):  Tropical Cyclone ENAWO-17 in Madagascar (2017-03-07). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2017-03-07
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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-14.1935599213° N, 50.527262276° E, -23.3894443478° S, 46.5295930804° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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