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Overall Green Tropical Cyclone alert for NORU-17 in Japan from 20 Jul 2017 18:00 UTC to 08 Aug 2017 12:00 UTC
Automatic impact report for tropical cyclone NORU-17
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Current Green alert for wind impact in Japan as of 08 Aug 2017 12:00:00 UTC

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.

Current storm status

This report is for advisory number 76 of tropical cyclone NORU-17 issued at 08 Aug 2017 12:00 UTC (GDACS Event ID 1000372, Latest episode ID: 76, inserted at 08 Aug 2017 12:19 UTC ).

Current impact estimate:

  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 259 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)

Affected population

Up to 7.6 million people people can be affected by wind speeds of cyclone strength or above. In addition, no people people are living in coastal areas below 5m and can therefore be affected by storm surge.

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Chubu Japan 5.1 million people
Kinki Japan 22.2 million people
Shikoku Japan 4.3 million people
Kyushu Japan 13.2 million people

Affected Populated Places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Kuwana Mie Japan City 110000 people 427 km
Handa Aichi Japan City 110000 people 435 km
Tokoname Aichi Japan City 49000 people 438 km
Yokkaichi Mie Japan City 290000 people 441 km
Suzuka Mie Japan City 180000 people 450 km
Tsu Mie Japan Major city 160000 people 469 km
Ueno Mie Japan City 60000 people 483 km
Nara Nara Japan Major city 360000 people 506 km
Sakurai Nara Japan City 62000 people 521 km
Kokubu Nara Japan City - 521 km
Kashihara Nara Japan City 120000 people 530 km
Nagano Nara Japan City - 530 km
Tondabayashi Osaka Japan City 130000 people 535 km
Kishiwada Osaka Japan City 200000 people 547 km
Izumi Osaka Japan City 180000 people 548 km
Izumi-Sano Osaka Japan City - 557 km
Koyasan Wakayama Japan City - 562 km
Fuke Osaka Japan City - 576 km
Wakayama Wakayama Japan Major city 370000 people 583 km
Kainan Wakayama Japan City 43000 people 587 km

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Yao 12 Civ. Paved Yes 4800 526 km
Shinodayama 15 0 544 km
Kansai International KIX 5 Civ. Paved Yes 11400 560 km
Nishinoomote IIN unknown 0 1120 km
Tanegashima TNE 97 Civ. Paved Yes 4900 1148 km
Yakushima KUM 37 Civ. Paved Yes 4900 1179 km
Name LOCODE Country Distance
Nagoya Ko Japan 420 km
Yokkaichi JPYKK Japan 441 km
Kinuura JPKNU Japan 441 km
Tsu JPTSU Japan 472 km
Matsuzaka Japan 479 km
Sakai JPSAK Japan 538 km
Hannan Ko Japan 550 km
Izumisano JPIZS Japan 557 km
Wakayama JPHIK Japan 584 km
Kainan JPKAI Japan 587 km
Shimotsu JPSMT Japan 597 km
Yura JPYUR Japan 609 km
Komatsushima JPKOM Japan 634 km
Anan JPANA Japan 635 km
Tachibana Japan 642 km
Hiwasi Japan 663 km
Tomoura Japan 684 km
None Japan 697 km
Sakihama Japan 708 km
Yasuda Japan 716 km

See complete report

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.

Advisory Alert color Date (UTC) Category Wind speed Wind gusts Population affected
by cyclone winds (>120km/h)
Location (lat, lon)
1
GREEN
20 Jul 2017 18:00 Tropical depression 46 km/h (29 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 27.7, 158.1
2
GREEN
21 Jul 2017 00:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 28.2, 157.4
3
GREEN
21 Jul 2017 06:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 28.2, 155.7
4
GREEN
21 Jul 2017 12:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 27.9, 155.1
5
GREEN
21 Jul 2017 18:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 28.5, 153.8
6
GREEN
22 Jul 2017 00:00 Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 28.7, 153.7
7
GREEN
22 Jul 2017 06:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 28.2, 153.1
8
GREEN
22 Jul 2017 12:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 28.1, 152.4
9
GREEN
22 Jul 2017 18:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 28.3, 152.2
10
GREEN
23 Jul 2017 00:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 28.3, 151.3
11
GREEN
23 Jul 2017 06:00 Tropical storm 102 km/h (63 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 27.9, 151.2
12
GREEN
23 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 2 157 km/h (98 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 28, 151.4
13
GREEN
23 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 2 157 km/h (98 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 27.5, 151.5
14
GREEN
24 Jul 2017 00:00 Category 2 167 km/h (103 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 27.2, 152.3
15
GREEN
24 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 26.8, 153.2
16
GREEN
24 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 26.3, 154.4
17
GREEN
24 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 25.6, 155.7
18
GREEN
25 Jul 2017 00:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 25.7, 156.7
19
GREEN
25 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 2 157 km/h (98 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 25.9, 157.6
20
GREEN
25 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 26.2, 158.2
21
GREEN
25 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 27, 158.4
22
GREEN
26 Jul 2017 00:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 28.1, 157.9
23
GREEN
26 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 29, 156.9
24
GREEN
26 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 29.8, 155.6
25
GREEN
26 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 30.4, 153.9
26
GREEN
27 Jul 2017 00:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 30.6, 152
27
GREEN
27 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 30.9, 150.5
28
GREEN
27 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 30.7, 148.4
29
GREEN
27 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 30.3, 146.8
30
GREEN
28 Jul 2017 00:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 29.5, 145.3
31
GREEN
28 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 28.9, 144.5
32
GREEN
28 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) km/h ( mph) 2200 people 28.3, 143.7
33
GREEN
28 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) km/h ( mph) <1000 people 27.6, 143.1
34
GREEN
29 Jul 2017 00:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 26.7, 142.8
35
GREEN
29 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 26.1, 142.2
36
GREEN
29 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 1 130 km/h (80 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 25.3, 141.9
37
GREEN
29 Jul 2017 18:00 Tropical storm 111 km/h (69 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 24.5, 141.7
38
GREEN
30 Jul 2017 00:00 Tropical storm 111 km/h (69 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 23.7, 141.6
39
GREEN
30 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 1 130 km/h (80 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 23.3, 141.5
40
GREEN
30 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 2 176 km/h (109 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 22.9, 141.4
41
GREEN
30 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 5 259 km/h (161 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 22.8, 140.9
42
GREEN
31 Jul 2017 00:00 Category 4 241 km/h (149 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 22.8, 140.5
43
GREEN
31 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 4 241 km/h (149 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 22.9, 139.8
44
GREEN
31 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 4 231 km/h (143 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 23, 139.2
45
GREEN
31 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 3 204 km/h (126 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 23.3, 138.8
46
GREEN
01 Aug 2017 00:00 Category 3 194 km/h (120 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 23.6, 138.3
47
GREEN
01 Aug 2017 06:00 Category 3 185 km/h (115 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 24, 137.7
48
GREEN
01 Aug 2017 12:00 Category 2 167 km/h (103 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 24.5, 137.2
49
GREEN
01 Aug 2017 18:00 Category 2 167 km/h (103 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 25, 136.6
50
GREEN
02 Aug 2017 00:00 Category 3 194 km/h (120 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 25.4, 136.3
51
GREEN
02 Aug 2017 06:00 Category 3 185 km/h (115 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 25.9, 135.9
52
GREEN
02 Aug 2017 12:00 Category 3 185 km/h (115 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 26.2, 135.7
53
GREEN
02 Aug 2017 18:00 Category 2 176 km/h (109 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 26.7, 135.5
54
GREEN
03 Aug 2017 00:00 Category 2 167 km/h (103 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 27.5, 134.8
55
GREEN
03 Aug 2017 06:00 Category 2 157 km/h (98 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 28, 134.1
56
GREEN
03 Aug 2017 12:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 28.3, 133.2
57
GREEN
03 Aug 2017 18:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 28.4, 132.4
58
GREEN
04 Aug 2017 00:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 28.5, 131.6
59
GREEN
04 Aug 2017 06:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) km/h ( mph) <1000 people 28.7, 131.1
60
GREEN
04 Aug 2017 12:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) km/h ( mph) 1100 people 29, 130.6
61
GREEN
04 Aug 2017 18:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) km/h ( mph) 14000 people 29.2, 130.4
62
GREEN
05 Aug 2017 00:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) km/h ( mph) 14000 people 29.6, 130.3
63
GREEN
05 Aug 2017 06:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) km/h ( mph) 240000 people 30, 130.2
64
GREEN
05 Aug 2017 12:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) km/h ( mph) 140000 people 29.9, 129.9
65
GREEN
05 Aug 2017 18:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) km/h ( mph) 50000 people 30.2, 130.4
66
GREEN
06 Aug 2017 00:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) km/h ( mph) 100000 people 30.7, 130.9
67
GREEN
06 Aug 2017 06:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) km/h ( mph) 54000 people 31.1, 131.5
68
GREEN
06 Aug 2017 12:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) km/h ( mph) 27000 people 31.7, 132.4
69
GREEN
06 Aug 2017 18:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) km/h ( mph) 390000 people 32.4, 133
70
GREEN
07 Aug 2017 00:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) km/h ( mph) 14.1 million people 33.2, 134
71
GREEN
07 Aug 2017 06:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) km/h ( mph) 16.1 million people 34, 135.1
72
GREEN
07 Aug 2017 12:00 Tropical storm 102 km/h (63 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 34.9, 136.7
73
GREEN
07 Aug 2017 18:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 36.1, 137.1
74
GREEN
08 Aug 2017 00:00 Tropical depression 46 km/h (29 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 37.2, 137.7
75
GREEN
08 Aug 2017 06:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 38, 138.2
76
GREEN
08 Aug 2017 12:00 Tropical depression 46 km/h (29 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 38.4, 139.1
76
GREEN
09 Aug 2017 00:00 Tropical depression 37 km/h (23 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 38.7, 140.2
76
GREEN
09 Aug 2017 12:00 Tropical depression 28 km/h (17 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 38.8, 141.5

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
76 08 Aug 2017 12:00 Tropical depression 46 7.7 million Japan
75 08 Aug 2017 06:00 Tropical depression 56 7.7 million Japan
74 08 Aug 2017 00:00 Tropical depression 46 7.7 million Japan
73 07 Aug 2017 18:00 Tropical depression 56 7.7 million Japan
72 07 Aug 2017 12:00 Tropical storm 102 7.7 million Japan
71 07 Aug 2017 06:00 Category 1 120 16.4 million Japan
70 07 Aug 2017 00:00 Category 1 120 14.1 million Japan
69 06 Aug 2017 18:00 Category 1 120 440 thousand Japan
68 06 Aug 2017 12:00 Category 1 120 70 thousand Japan
67 06 Aug 2017 06:00 Category 1 120 1.7 million Japan
66 06 Aug 2017 00:00 Category 1 120 570 thousand Japan
65 05 Aug 2017 18:00 Category 1 120 120 thousand Japan
64 05 Aug 2017 12:00 Category 1 139 3.5 million Japan
63 05 Aug 2017 06:00 Category 1 148 3.6 million Japan
62 05 Aug 2017 00:00 Category 2 167 3.9 million Japan
61 04 Aug 2017 18:00 Category 3 185 12.2 million Japan
60 04 Aug 2017 12:00 Category 2 167 9.4 million Japan
59 04 Aug 2017 06:00 Category 2 167 7.8 million Japan
58 04 Aug 2017 00:00 Category 2 167 3.2 million Japan
57 03 Aug 2017 18:00 Category 2 167 2.9 million Japan
56 03 Aug 2017 12:00 Category 2 157 13.2 million Japan
55 03 Aug 2017 06:00 Category 2 176 15.5 million Japan
54 03 Aug 2017 00:00 Category 2 176 7.8 million Japan
53 02 Aug 2017 18:00 Category 3 194 13.2 million Japan
52 02 Aug 2017 12:00 Category 3 194 12 million Japan
51 02 Aug 2017 06:00 Category 3 194 7 million Japan
50 02 Aug 2017 00:00 Category 4 222 1.4 million Japan
49 01 Aug 2017 18:00 Category 3 185 210 thousand Japan
48 01 Aug 2017 12:00 Category 3 194 1.7 million Japan
47 01 Aug 2017 06:00 Category 3 185 1.1 million Japan
46 01 Aug 2017 00:00 Category 3 194 150 thousand Japan
45 31 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 3 204 Few people affected Japan
44 31 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 4 231 Few people affected  
43 31 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 4 241 Few people affected  
42 31 Jul 2017 00:00 Category 4 241 Few people affected  
41 30 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 5 269 Few people affected  
40 30 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 4 222 Few people affected  
39 30 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 1 148 Few people affected  
38 30 Jul 2017 00:00 Category 1 139 Few people affected  
37 29 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 1 139 Few people affected  
36 29 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 1 139 Few people affected  
35 29 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 1 139 Few people affected  
34 29 Jul 2017 00:00 Category 1 139 No people affected  
33 28 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 1 139 1 thousand  
32 28 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 1 139 3 thousand  
31 28 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 1 139 3 thousand  
30 28 Jul 2017 00:00 Category 1 139 3 thousand  
29 27 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 1 139 3 thousand  
28 27 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 1 148 2 thousand  
27 27 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 1 148 3 thousand  
26 27 Jul 2017 00:00 Category 1 139 3 thousand  
25 26 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 1 130 Few people affected  
24 26 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 1 148 2 thousand  
23 26 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 1 148 2 thousand  
22 26 Jul 2017 00:00 Category 1 139 2 thousand  
21 25 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 1 139 2 thousand  
20 25 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 1 148 2 thousand  
19 25 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 2 157 2 thousand  
18 25 Jul 2017 00:00 Category 2 167 Few people affected  
17 24 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 2 167 No people affected  
16 24 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 2 167 No people affected  
15 24 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 2 176 No people affected  
14 24 Jul 2017 00:00 Category 3 204 No people affected  
13 23 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 3 204 No people affected  
12 23 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 3 185 No people affected  
11 23 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 1 148 No people affected  
10 23 Jul 2017 00:00 Category 1 120 No people affected  
9 22 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 1 148 No people affected  
8 22 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 1 139 No people affected  
7 22 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 1 148 No people affected  
6 22 Jul 2017 00:00 Category 1 148 No people affected  
5 21 Jul 2017 18:00 Category 1 139 No people affected  
4 21 Jul 2017 12:00 Category 1 130 No people affected  
3 21 Jul 2017 06:00 Category 1 120 No people affected  
2 21 Jul 2017 00:00 Category 1 120 No people affected  
1 20 Jul 2017 18:00 Tropical storm 102 No people affected  

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Data resources

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About the data

The information on storm characteristics is taken from a web service provided by the Pacific Disaster Center, which processes the official advisory bulletins.

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 2010.

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.