Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for TALAS-17
in Viet Nam, Laos, Thailand, China, Myanmar
Current Green alert for wind impact. 15 Jul 2017 12 UTC
China, Viet Nam, Laos, Thailand

Current storm status

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.

Up to 8.5 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: 93 km/h
Vulnerability of affected countries: High

Bulletin Timeline

Advisory Alert color Date (UTC) Category Wind speed Population in
Tropical Storm
Population in
Cat.1 or higher
Location (lat, lon)
1
GREEN
15 Jul 2017 12:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) 1.2 million people no people 17.2, 111.4
1
GREEN
16 Jul 2017 00:00 Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) 2.2 million people no people 17.9, 109.8
1
GREEN
16 Jul 2017 12:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) 6 million people no people 18.4, 107.7
1
GREEN
17 Jul 2017 00:00 Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) 5.6 million people no people 18.7, 105.6
1
GREEN
17 Jul 2017 12:00 Tropical depression 37 km/h (23 mph) no people no people 19.2, 103
Actual track of the current bulletin
The alert for forecast greater than 3 days is limited to Orange level.

Wind

Up to 8.5 million people can be affected by wind speeds of tropical storm strength or above.

Affected countries

Country
China
Vietnam
Laos
Thailand

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Hainan China 7.2 million people
Quang Binh Viet Nam 740000 people
Ha Tinh Viet Nam 1.3 million people
Khammouan Laos 280000 people
Nghe An Viet Nam 2.7 million people
Thanh Hoa Viet Nam 3.3 million people
Borikhamxai Laos 160000 people
Houaphan Laos 270000 people
Nong Khai Thailand 830000 people
Xiangkhoang Laos 210000 people
Vientiane Laos 350000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Lingcheng Hainan China City - 204 km
Yulin Hainan China City - 227 km
Sanya Hainan China City 140000 people 240 km
Baocheng Hainan China City - 241 km
Yacheng Hainan China City - 273 km
Huangliu Hainan China City - 312 km
Duntou Hainan China City - 359 km
Dong Hoi Quang Binh Vietnam City 30000 people 508 km
Vinh Nghe An Vietnam City 100000 people 628 km

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Lingshui 25 0 207 km
Sanya-Yaxian 15 0 238 km
Sanya (Fenghuang) SYX 28 Civ. Paved Yes 11100 244 km
Foluo Northeast 165 0 289 km
Vinh VII 11 Mil. Unpaved No 7100 630 km
Ban Nape 762 0 680 km
Xayabury XAY unknown 0 726 km
Udomxay UDO unknown 0 830 km
Moung Cha 1128 0 899 km
Muang Phonsavan 1100 0 900 km
Pa Doung 1433 0 902 km
Xieng Khouang XKH 1067 Civ. Unpaved No 4900 906 km
Pha Khao 1189 0 910 km
Long Tieng 980 0 921 km
Ban Xon 305 0 938 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Cape Bastion China 221 km
Yu Lin Chiang China 230 km
Sanya CNSYX China 232 km
Cua Lo China 334 km
Paso China 361 km
Basuo CNBAS China 362 km
Dong Hoi VNDOH Vietnam 508 km
Yu Lin Vietnam 537 km
Vinh VNVNH Vietnam 623 km
Ben Thuy VNNGT Vietnam 624 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Xiaomei Duzuong 1975 225 km
Banling Shanya 1969 237 km
Baogu Hingyuan 1979 266 km
Changmao Wanglou 1960 292 km
Daguanba Changhua Jiang 1995 326 km
Tuoxin Ganen He 1978 331 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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