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Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for CHABA-16
in Korea, Republic of, Japanfrom 28 Sep 2016 00:00 UTC to 30 Sep 2016 12:00 UTC
Automatic impact report for tropical cyclone CHABA-16
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Current Orange alert for wind impact in Korea, Republic of, Japan as of 30 Sep 2016 12:00:00 UTC

This tropical cyclone is expected to have a medium humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the affected population in the past and forecasted path.

Current storm status

This report is for advisory number 30 of tropical cyclone CHABA-16 issued at 05 Oct 2016 06:00 UTC (GDACS Event ID 1000315, Latest episode ID: 30, inserted at 30 Sep 2016 14:20 UTC ).

Current impact estimate:

  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.112 million
  • Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 269 km/h)
  • Vulnerability of affected countries: Low

Impact of Extreme Wind

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Cloud map
Cloud map. Track and wind-buffer map. Green area: Area that can be affected by winds of more than 64 km/h (Tropical Storm strength). Orange area: Same, for winds of more than 92 km/h. Red area: Same, for winds above 120 km/h (Hurricane or Typhoon strength) (Source: JRC)
Cloud Map Zoomed on last forecast
Cloud Map Zoomed on last forecast. The zoomed map on the last track. (Source: JRC)

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Event time line

The storm evolution is shown in the table below. Alert levels and population estimates are related to the area from a point to the next.

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Previous advisories

For accessing reports of previous advisories, please click on the advisory number in the table below.

IDAlert ColorDate (UTC)CategoryMaximum sustained
wind speed (km/h)
Population affected
by cyclone winds (>120km/h)
Affected countries
1 28 Sep 2016 00:00 Category 1 120 No people affected Guam, Japan
2 28 Sep 2016 06:00 Category 2 167 No people affected Japan
3 28 Sep 2016 12:00 Category 2 176 1.3 million Japan
4 28 Sep 2016 18:00 Category 2 167 1.3 million Japan
5 29 Sep 2016 00:00 Category 2 157 1.3 million Japan
6 29 Sep 2016 06:00 Category 2 176 1.3 million Japan
7 29 Sep 2016 12:00 Category 3 185 1.4 million Japan
8 29 Sep 2016 18:00 Category 3 194 1.6 million Japan
9 30 Sep 2016 00:00 Category 3 185 2.3 million Japan
10 30 Sep 2016 06:00 Category 3 185 6 million Japan
11 30 Sep 2016 12:00 Category 3 185 22.6 million Japan
12 30 Sep 2016 18:00 Category 2 167 2.8 million Japan
13 01 Oct 2016 00:00 Category 2 167 3.1 million Japan
14 01 Oct 2016 06:00 Category 2 167 19 million Japan
15 01 Oct 2016 12:00 Category 3 194 56.8 million Japan
16 01 Oct 2016 18:00 Category 3 194 40.9 million Japan
17 02 Oct 2016 00:00 Category 4 250 55 million Japan
18 02 Oct 2016 06:00 Category 4 231 23.6 million Japan
19 02 Oct 2016 12:00 Category 4 222 23.7 million Japan
20 02 Oct 2016 18:00 Category 4 231 11.7 million Japan
21 03 Oct 2016 00:00 Category 4 250 6.3 million Japan
22 03 Oct 2016 06:00 Category 3 194 6.2 million Japan
23 03 Oct 2016 12:00 Category 3 185 5.3 million Japan
24 03 Oct 2016 18:00 Category 4 250 5.9 million Japan
25 04 Oct 2016 00:00 Category 4 231 1.2 million Japan
26 04 Oct 2016 06:00 Category 4 222 4.2 million Japan, Korea, Republic of
27 04 Oct 2016 12:00 Category 3 204 9.3 million Korea, Republic of, Japan
28 04 Oct 2016 18:00 Category 2 157 40 thousand Japan
29 05 Oct 2016 00:00 Category 1 139 80 thousand Korea, Republic of, Japan
30 05 Oct 2016 06:00 Tropical storm 93 2.1 million Korea, Republic of, Japan

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Data resources

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About the data

JRC set up an automatic routine that includes the Tropical Cyclone (TC) bulletins produced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) into a single database, covering all TC basins.

JRC calculates areas affected by high winds (wind buffers at 39, 58 and 74mph). This is done using the maximum reported wind radius (maximum of 4 quadrants) or, in case no wind radii are provided, through a regression analysis based on historical data. JRC also calculates the area affected by storm surge using HyFlux2 (hydrodynamic software).

Sources for data on critical infrastructure are: JRC NUMAS database (nuclear plants), ESRI (hydro dams, 1996), Global Discovery (airports, ports and cities).

Population data is from LandScan 2014.

Disclaimer

While we try everything to ensure accuracy, this information is purely indicative and should not be used for any decision making without alternate sources of information. The JRC is not responsible for any damage or loss resulting from the use of the information presented on this website.