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Feb
27
2017

Tropical Cyclone Activity Report – Pacific / Indian Oceans

There are no active tropical cyclones at the time of this writing

PDC Disaster Alert, centered on Indonesia, displaying PDC Active Hazards and Rainfall Accumulation (3-hour) layers

PDC Disaster Alert, centered on Indonesia, displaying PDC Active Hazards and Rainfall Accumulation (3-hour) layers

Tropical Cyclone Activity is not expected for the time being, nor are any tropical disturbances under investigation by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC)

 

Eastern North Pacific

The eastern Pacific hurricane season officially ended on November 30. Therefore, the last regularly scheduled tropical weather outlook of the 2016 hurricane season has occurred. During the off-season, special tropical weather outlooks will be issued as conditions warrant. The Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) will begin coverage of the eastern Pacific again on May 15, 2017.

Here’s the NOAA 2016 Hurricane Season Summary for the Eastern Pacific Basin

Central North Pacific

The central north Pacific hurricane season officially ended on November 30. Therefore, the last regularly scheduled tropical weather outlook of the 2016 hurricane season has occurred. During the off-season, special tropical weather outlooks will be issued as conditions warrant. The Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) will begin coverage of the central Pacific again on June 1, 2017.

Here’s the NOAA 2016 Hurricane Season Summary for the Central Pacific Basin

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Western North Pacific

There are no current tropical cyclones

South Pacific

There are no current tropical cyclones

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North Indian Ocean

There are no current tropical cyclones

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South Indian Ocean

There are no current tropical cyclones

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North Arabian Sea

There are no current tropical cyclones

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For real-time information on current disasters download PDC’s free Disaster Alert mobile app available for your iOS or Android devices today! Also be sure to monitor PDC on Twitter, Facebook, and by accessing the web-accessible Disaster Alert from your computer, phone, or tablet.

Feb
24
2017

Tropical Cyclone Activity Report – Pacific / Indian Oceans

There are no active tropical cyclones at the time of this writing

PDC Disaster Alert, centered on Indonesia, displaying PDC Active Hazards and Rainfall Accumulation (3-hour) layers.

PDC Disaster Alert, centered on Indonesia, displaying PDC Active Hazards and Rainfall Accumulation (3-hour) layers

Tropical Cyclone Activity is not expected for the time being, nor are any tropical disturbances under investigation by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC)

 

Eastern North Pacific

The eastern Pacific hurricane season officially ended on November 30. Therefore, the last regularly scheduled tropical weather outlook of the 2016 hurricane season has occurred. During the off-season, special tropical weather outlooks will be issued as conditions warrant. The Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) will begin coverage of the eastern Pacific again on May 15, 2017.

Here’s the NOAA 2016 Hurricane Season Summary for the Eastern Pacific Basin

Central North Pacific

The central north Pacific hurricane season officially ended on November 30. Therefore, the last regularly scheduled tropical weather outlook of the 2016 hurricane season has occurred. During the off-season, special tropical weather outlooks will be issued as conditions warrant. The Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) will begin coverage of the central Pacific again on June 1, 2017.

Here’s the NOAA 2016 Hurricane Season Summary for the Central Pacific Basin

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Western North Pacific

There are no current tropical cyclones

South Pacific

There are no current tropical cyclones

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North Indian Ocean

There are no current tropical cyclones

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South Indian Ocean

There are no current tropical cyclones

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North Arabian Sea

There are no current tropical cyclones

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For real-time information on current disasters download PDC’s free Disaster Alert mobile app available for your iOS or Android devices today! Also be sure to monitor PDC on Twitter, Facebook, and by accessing the web-accessible Disaster Alert from your computer, phone, or tablet.

Feb
23
2017

Hazard Highlights

Heavy Rainfall Leads to Floods, Landslides in Indonesia

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PDC Disaster Alert, centered on Indonesia, displaying PDC Active Hazards and Rainfall Accumulation (1 Day) layers.

Heavy rainfall caused flooding in Indonesia. In Jakarta, approximately 144 mm (about 5.7 inches) of rain was recorded over a 24-hour period ending on February 21, with flood waters reaching up to 1.5 meters (59 inches) in some areas. Thousands of flooded homes have also been reported throughout Jakarta.  (ECHO 21FEB17, The Star).

In Bekasi, a city just east of Jakarta, two fatalities, 400 displaced people, and 1,314 affected families were reported on February 22. According to reports, flood waters reached up to two meters in Bekasi (BNPB).

Earlier, on February 19, floods and landslides killed 17 people in North Sulawesi, a province in the Northern Islands of Indonesia (BNPB).

RVA Country Profile: Indonesia

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This Week in Hazards

  • Due to severe storms, floods have occurred throughout California. An estimated 10 inches of rain was recorded in parts of southern California, before the storms moved toward northern California (USA Today). During the floods, evacuation orders were issued for parts of California, some areas of Los Angeles experienced loss of power, and Amtrak services were suspended (LA Times, US News). As of February 23, several flash flood watches and flood warnings are in effect for parts of northern California (NWS).

Current Hazard Warnings

Floods: Indonesia, United States (California, Idaho, Oregon), Colombia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana (Eastern), South Africa (Northeastern), Namibia (Eastern), Afghanistan, Pakistan (Northwestern), Tajikistan (Southwestern), Uzbekistan (Southern), Turkmenistan (Eastern)

Winter Storm: United States (Central)

High Wind: Germany, Netherlands

Earthquake: Bolivia

Drought: Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, United States (Southern, Northeastern)

For real-time information on current disasters download PDC’s free Disaster Alert mobile app available for your iOS or Android devices today! Also be sure to monitor PDC on Twitter, Facebook, and by accessing the web-accessible of Disaster Alert from your computer, phone, or tablet.

Feb
23
2017

Tropical Cyclone Activity Report – Pacific / Indian Oceans

Tropical Cyclone 08P is dissipating…located about 388 NM south-southwest of Tonga – Final Warning

PDC Disaster Alert, displaying PDC Active Hazards and Rainfall Accumulation (3-hours) layers, and Estimated Wind Impacts (TAOS Model) for retired Tropical Cyclone 08P

PDC Disaster Alert, displaying PDC Active Hazards and Rainfall Accumulation (3-hours) layers, and Estimated Wind Impacts (TAOS Model) for retired Tropical Cyclone 08P

Tropical Cyclone 08P will soon be in the history books…staying well away from land 

Here’s the latest satellite image of this system

According to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), satellite images show that the associated convection has become severely wind sheared, exposing a ragged and elongated low level circulation center.

TC 08P has become extra-tropical

This is the Final Warning issued by the JTWC.

Maximum sustained winds as of the JTWC Warning #3 were 35 knots with gusts of 45 knots.

 

Eastern North Pacific

The eastern Pacific hurricane season officially ended on November 30. Therefore, the last regularly scheduled tropical weather outlook of the 2016 hurricane season has occurred. During the off-season, special tropical weather outlooks will be issued as conditions warrant. The Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) will begin coverage of the eastern Pacific again on May 15, 2017.

Here’s the NOAA 2016 Hurricane Season Summary for the Eastern Pacific Basin

Central North Pacific

The central north Pacific hurricane season officially ended on November 30. Therefore, the last regularly scheduled tropical weather outlook of the 2016 hurricane season has occurred. During the off-season, special tropical weather outlooks will be issued as conditions warrant. The Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) will begin coverage of the central Pacific again on June 1, 2017.

Here’s the NOAA 2016 Hurricane Season Summary for the Central Pacific Basin

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Western North Pacific

There are no current tropical cyclones

South Pacific

Tropical Cyclone 08P – Final Warning 

JTWC textual forecast
JTWC graphical track map
NOAA satellite Image

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North Indian Ocean

There are no current tropical cyclones

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South Indian Ocean

There are no current tropical cyclones

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North Arabian Sea

There are no current tropical cyclones

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For real-time information on current disasters download PDC’s free Disaster Alert mobile app available for your iOS or Android devices today! Also be sure to monitor PDC on Twitter, Facebook, and by accessing the web-accessible Disaster Alert from your computer, phone, or tablet.

Feb
22
2017

Tropical Cyclone Activity Report – Pacific / Indian Oceans

Tropical Cyclone 08P remains active…located about 660 NM south-southeast of Pago Pago, American Samoa

PDC Disaster Alert, displaying PDC Active Hazards and Rainfall Accumulation (3-hours) layers, and Estimated Wind Impacts (TAOS Model) for Tropical Cyclone 08P...and now retired TC 07 (Bart)

PDC Disaster Alert, displaying PDC Active Hazards and Rainfall Accumulation (3-hours) layers, and Estimated Wind Impacts (TAOS Model) for Tropical Cyclone 08P…and now retired TC 07 (Bart)

Tropical Cyclone 08P will remain active at minimum tropical storm strength…as it moves over the open ocean away from any islands

Here’s the latest satellite image of this system…along with what the computer models are showing.

Here’s a near real-time wind profile of TC 08P…along with now retired TC 07P (Bart) to the southeast

According to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), satellite images depict an elongated system with the bulk of deep convection sheared just southeast of the partially exposed low level circulation center.

TC 08P is tracking rapidly southeastward…with dry air beginning to wrap around the northern periphery of the cyclone.

Environmental conditions will continue to deteriorate, as the TC moves over cooler sea surface temperatures. However, strong upper level divergence will allow the system to maintain its current intensity.

TC 08P will track southeastward throughout the remainder of its short life cycle.

Maximum sustained winds as of the JTWC Warning #2 were 35 knots with gusts of 45 knots.

 

Eastern North Pacific

The eastern Pacific hurricane season officially ended on November 30. Therefore, the last regularly scheduled tropical weather outlook of the 2016 hurricane season has occurred. During the off-season, special tropical weather outlooks will be issued as conditions warrant. The Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) will begin coverage of the eastern Pacific again on May 15, 2017.

Here’s the NOAA 2016 Hurricane Season Summary for the Eastern Pacific Basin

Central North Pacific

The central north Pacific hurricane season officially ended on November 30. Therefore, the last regularly scheduled tropical weather outlook of the 2016 hurricane season has occurred. During the off-season, special tropical weather outlooks will be issued as conditions warrant. The Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) will begin coverage of the central Pacific again on June 1, 2017.

Here’s the NOAA 2016 Hurricane Season Summary for the Central Pacific Basin

Satellite image of this area

Western North Pacific

There are no current tropical cyclones

South Pacific

Tropical Cyclone 08P 

JTWC textual forecast
JTWC graphical track map
NOAA satellite Image

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North Indian Ocean

There are no current tropical cyclones

Satellite image of this area

South Indian Ocean

There are no current tropical cyclones

Satellite image of this area

North Arabian Sea

There are no current tropical cyclones

Satellite image of this area

For real-time information on current disasters download PDC’s free Disaster Alert mobile app available for your iOS or Android devices today! Also be sure to monitor PDC on Twitter, Facebook, and by accessing the web-accessible Disaster Alert from your computer, phone, or tablet.

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