Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for MERBOK-17
in China
Current Green alert for wind impact. 12 Jun 2017 18 UTC
China

Current storm status

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

Up to 33 million people can be affected by wind speeds of tropical storm strength or above.

Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is: No people affected
Maximum windspeed: 83 km/h
Vulnerability of affected countries: Medium

Bulletin Timeline

Advisory Alert color Date (UTC) Category Wind speed Wind gusts Population affected
by cyclone winds (>120km/h)
Location (lat, lon)
7
GREEN
12 Jun 2017 12:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 22.1, 114.5
8
GREEN
12 Jun 2017 18:00 Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 23, 114.6
8
GREEN
13 Jun 2017 06:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 24.9, 115.6
8
GREEN
13 Jun 2017 18:00 Tropical depression 37 km/h (23 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 26.1, 118.2

Wind

Up to 33 million people can be affected by wind speeds of tropical storm strength or above.

Affected countries

Country
China

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Guangdong China 69.6 million people
Hong Kong China 5.8 million people
Jiangxi China 41.7 million people
Fujian China 33.2 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pingshan Guangdong China City 110000 people 11 km
Huizhou Guangdong China City 280000 people 23 km
Danshui Guangdong China City 120000 people 26 km
Bo-luo Guangdong China City - 38 km
Pinghai Guangdong China City - 51 km
Lantang Guangdong China City - 59 km
Shenzhen Guangdong China Major city 1 million people 71 km
Haifeng Guangdong China City - 75 km
Tai Po Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong (China) City - 76 km
Sha Tin Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong (China) Major city - 81 km
Heyuan Guangdong China City 530000 people 82 km
Kowloon Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong (China) Major city 2 million people 88 km
Longmen Guangdong China City - 90 km
Central Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong (China) Major city 6.1 million people 91 km
Zijin Guangdong China City - 93 km
Tuen Mun Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong (China) City - 93 km
Tuocheng Guangdong China City - 132 km
Chuantang Guangdong China City - 134 km
Laolong Guangdong China City - 139 km
Qiling Guangdong China City - 148 km
Huacheng Guangdong China City - 157 km
Yangming Guangdong China City - 164 km
Xingcheng Guangdong China City 100000 people 172 km
Lishi Jiangxi China City - 201 km
Shizheng Guangdong China City - 209 km
Dazhe Guangdong China City - 218 km
Renju Guangdong China City - 240 km
Changning Jiangxi China City - 241 km
Xinshan Jiangxi China City - 250 km
Pingchuan Fujian China City - 278 km
Zhantang Jiangxi China City - 294 km

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Huiyang 18 0 5 km
Xiangshui Hsu 44 0 54 km
Sek Kong 15 Priv. Paved No 4100 82 km
Shenzhen SZX 4 Civ. Paved Yes 11100 90 km
Hong Kong International (Chep Lap Kok) HKG 9 Civ. Paved Yes 12400 104 km
108 0 174 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Huizhou China 34 km
Yantian CNYTN China 58 km
Spec / lde 888 China 59 km
Hong Kong HKHKG Hong Kong (China) 89 km
Chiwan CNCWN China 94 km
Xijiang Terminal China 192 km
Huizhou Terminal CNHUI China 200 km
Lan Shui Terminal China 265 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Baipenzhu Xizhi Jiang 1987 45 km
Xiangang Trib. Dong Jiang -99 57 km
Huangshandong Mapi He 1961 63 km
Shuidongpi Gongzhuang He 1985 72 km
Qiji Trib. Dong Jiang -99 74 km
Songmushan Trib. Dong Jiang -99 75 km
Lianhe Lipo Shui 1964 77 km
Xinfengjiang Xinfeng Jiang 1960 81 km
Yitang Wuhua He 1984 142 km
Fengshuba Dong Jiang 1975 175 km
Heshui Trib. Mei Jiang -99 178 km
Wengong Huangpi Shui 1959 197 km
Liheng Dong Jiang 1965 204 km
Meixi -99 204 km
Fushi -99 212 km
Huangtian -99 230 km

StormSurge

No locations affected by storm surge > 10 cm

Rainfall

Rainfall accumulation of the past 24h, as detected by the Global Precipitation Measurement mission of NASA. For more information, see https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/GPM/main/index.html.

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