[19], In Puntland and Somaliland in northern Somalia, officials warned residents about the storm on the radio and mobile communications. Source : CMRS de New Delhi - Communiqué de presse complet (en anglais). Le cyclone tropical Gati a semble t-il déjoué tous les pronostics en devenant un violent système qui va s'abattre sur la Somalie. Après le surprenant cyclone tropical Gati qui a frappé la Somalie, voici la tempête tropicale Nivar qui va atterrir sur le Sud-Est de la péninsule indienne. This animation shows IMERG rainfall estimates from Tropical Storm Sagar and Cyclone Mekunu for the period May 16 to 28, 2018. This video is unavailable. A day after Sagar dissipation, another low pressure formed off the coast of Oman which later organised into Cyclone Mekunu. Au moment de l'impact, le système générait des rafales proches des 200 km/h. Les pluies de la mousson en Inde sont une nouvelle fois meurtrières. Cyclone Sagar developed in the Gulf of Aden, between Yemen and Somalia on May 16, 2018. 0. [29][41][42], The Ethiopian government provided food to affected residents in the eastern portion of their country who were affected by the storm. [20], Beginning on May 17, Sagar dropped heavy rainfall in northern Somalia and Somaliland, in some parts up to a years' worth of rainfall, or around 200 mm (7.9 in). [5] The storm turned westward and later southwestward, paralleling offshore the coast of Yemen. [40], In Djibouti, the relief agency Caritas gave out food and clothing to affected residents. The floods killed 1,260 goats and sheep, 56 camels, and 19 donkeys. Dubai authorities also said the impact of the cyclone will be minimal. The storm damaged schools, health facilities, and houses, displacing 194,000 people. Damage in the country reached US$30 million. Forming on May 16 east of the Guardafui Channel, Sagar intensified into a cyclonic storm on the next day, as it gradually organized. Selon le CMRS, c'est la première tempête à évoluer à l'ouest de 45E depuis le début de l'ère satellitaire (1965). The Somaliland Coast Guard readied emergency vehicles in Zeila. In neighboring Djibouti, heavy rainfall killed two people and damaged 1,800 houses, forcing 3,000 people to leave their houses. Cyclone Mekunu will be “extremely severe” when it crashes into the Arabian Peninsula this weekend, meteorologists warned Friday, after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra. Following a protracted drought, parts of eastern Africa experienced severe floods in the months before the storm's arrival. [21] Although the rains alleviated drought conditions, Sagar also caused deadly flash flooding that carried away houses. This is quite a rare occurrence wherein two cyclones which have formed in the same region following a similar track in less than a week’s interval. [35] With donations from multiple countries, the Somalia Humanitarian Fund helped restore schools, hospitals, and water supply. [9], As Sagar approached the coastline of the western Gulf of Aden, the convection to the south of the storm's center weakened. [11][12] The thunderstorms quickly weakened as Sagar progressed inland. Le Centre Météorologique Régional Spécialisé (CMRS) cyclone de New Delhi a publié un bilan des épisodes cycloniques SAGAR et MEKUNU, qui ont sévi dans le Golfe d'Aden et en Mer d'Arabie. Cyclonic Storm Sagar was the strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in Somalia in recorded history until Gati in 2020, and the first named cyclone of the 2018 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. Final exams had to be postponed for 135,000 students after 16 schools were flooded. Cyclone Mekunu comes on the heels of another storm a week ago -- Cyclone Sagar. [10] Between 08:00–09:00 UTC on May 19, the storm made landfall near Lughaya in northwestern Somaliland, with winds of 75 km/h (45 mph). Ainsi, les avis et informations publiés par le CMRS ont été appréciés par l'Organisation Météorologique Mondiale et les pays comme Oman, le Yémen et la Somalie précise le bilan. Over the next few days, the center of the storm moved steadily to the … [16] An elderly woman was killed when her house caught fire near Aden. Search. The second image, acquired by MODIS on NASA’s Terra satellite, shows Tropical Cyclone Mekunu on May 23, 2018. The storm turned to the west-southwest and traversed the entirety of the Gulf of Aden, making landfall over northwestern Somalia on May 19, farther west than any other storm on record in the North Indian Ocean. [33] Armed conflict in the Sool and Sanaag regions prevented humanitarian response from reaching affected residents who fled the violence and the storm. Skip navigation Sign in. We do not see the system loosening its strength any time before May 25-26, till the time it makes the landfall. Après la forte tempête SAGAR qui a causé bien des soucis aux pays longeant le Golfe d'Aden, c'est le cyclone tropical MEKUNU qui vient de frapper les côtes sud d'Oman et une partie du Yémen. Mekunu became a tropical storm on the 22nd of May about 585 miles (~940 km) south-southeast of the coast of Oman. Regular warnings from meteorological services and mobilization by disaster management authorities helped keep loss of life and property to a minimum.Mekunu has … Cyclonic Storm Sagar was the strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in Somalia in recorded history until Gati in 2020, and the first named cyclone of the 2018 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. Alors que l'hiver s'installe progressivement sur la partie sud de l'océan indien, la partie nord est pleinement entrée en période cyclonique. Dubai wealth fund takes control of developer Meydan. l'Organisation Mondiale de la Météorologie a par ailleurs félicité le CMRS pour la qualité du suivi de ces 2 systèmes. [18] Yemen's temporary capital Aden was hit by strong winds as tropical cyclone Sagar approached, prompting authorities to a call on residents to evacuate areas near the shore in the southern port city. Forming on May 16 east of the Guardafui Channel, Sagar intensified into a cyclonic storm on the next day, as it gradually organized. 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A peine l'épisode SAGAR terminé avec un impact sur le secteur Djibouti/Somalie, voila qu'une nouvelle cyclogenèse est sur le point de démarrer en mer d'Arabie. The United Arab Emirates provided two helicopters for surveying isolated areas. The village of Dambal was almost entirely washed away, affecting 150 households. Within a week, separate cyclones, Tropical Storm Sagar and Cyclone Mekunu, hit Somalia and nearby Oman, respectively, and both dropped heavy rainfall in a region that is not accustomed to it. About 168,000 people were affected in the country. Meanwhile, there is poor consensus as far as the track of the cyclone is concerned. Most popular. IMERG rainfall estimates from Tropical Storm Sagar and Cyclone Mekunu for the period May 16 to 28, 2018. [7] Late on May 18, the IMD estimated that Sagar attained peak 3 minute sustained winds of 85 km/h (50 mph), based on the organized structure on satellite imagery. 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