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Red Tropical Cyclone alert for HAIYAN-13 in China, Viet Nam, Philippines, Palau from 04/11/2013 00:00 UTC to 11/11/2013 00:00 UTC
Automatic impact report for tropical cyclone HAIYAN-13
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Red alert for wind impact in China, Viet Nam, Philippines, Palau

This tropical cyclone is expected to have a high 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 32 of tropical cyclone HAIYAN-13 issued at 11/11/2013 12:00:00 AM (GDACS Event ID 41058, Latest episode ID: 32).

Current impact estimate:

  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 13.7 million
  • Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 315 km/h)
  • Vulnerability of affected countries: High

Impact of Extreme Wind

Cloud map
Cloud map. The map shows the areas affected by tropical storm strength winds (green), 58mph winds (orange) and cyclone wind strengths (red). (Source: JRC)

Affected population

Up to 12.9 million people people can be affected by wind speeds of cyclone strength or above. In addition, 1.7 million people people are living in coastal areas below 5m and can therefore be affected by storm surge.

Affected provinces

Country Region/Province Population
Laos Savannakhet 720000 people
Laos Xiangkhoang 210000 people
Laos Borikhamxai 160000 people
Laos Khammouan 280000 people
Viet Nam Ha Tinh 1.3 million people
Viet Nam Nghe An 2.7 million people
Viet Nam Quang Binh 740000 people
Viet Nam Quang Nam-Da Nang 1.9 million people
Viet Nam Quang Tri 520000 people
Viet Nam Thua Thien Hue 990000 people
Philippines Central Visayas 4.5 million people
Philippines Western Visayas 5.3 million people
Philippines Bicol 3.9 million people
Philippines Southern Tagalog 8.2 million people
Philippines Eastern Visayas 3 million people
Philippines Northern Mindanao 3.5 million people
Palau Palau 16000 people

Affected cities

(first 20 records)
Name Region/Province Country City class Population
Melekeok Palau Capital <1000 people
Hue Thua Thien-Hue Vietnam Major city 280000 people
Kalibo Western Visayas Philippines City 56000 people
Roxas Western Visayas Philippines City 100000 people
Babatñgon Leyte Philippines City [unknown]
Barugo Leyte Philippines City 6500 people
Carigara Leyte Philippines City 17000 people
Palo Eastern Visayas Philippines City 17000 people
Bogo Central Visayas Philippines City 23000 people
Ormoc Eastern Visayas Philippines City 90000 people
Burauen Eastern Visayas Philippines City 14000 people
Cadiz Western Visayas Philippines City 120000 people
Fabrica Western Visayas Philippines City [unknown]
Silay Western Visayas Philippines City 82000 people
Talisay Western Visayas Philippines City 76000 people
Danao Danao City Philippines City 69000 people
Tacloban Tacloban City Philippines City 180000 people
Tanauan Eastern Visayas Philippines City 16000 people
Guiuan Eastern Visayas Philippines City 11000 people
Dulag Eastern Visayas Philippines City 9900 people

Critical infrastructure

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

Nearby and affected airports (first 20 records)
Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
San Jose SJI 3 Civ. Paved No 6000
Romblon TBH 3 Civ. Paved No 3900
Kalib0 KLO 6 Civ. Paved No 6000
Roxas RXS 3 Civ. Paved No 6200
Ormoc OMC 25 Civ. Paved No 3900
Daniel Z Romualdez TAC 2 Civ. Paved Yes 7000
Guiuan 2 Civ. Paved No 7000
Ban Nape 762
Hue-Phu Bai HUI 6 Civ. Paved No 8800
Da Nang DAD 6 Civ. Paved Yes 10000
Marble Mountain 9
3
Cu Lao Re 5
Philphos 5
Culion CUJ -9999999
Sicogon Island ICO -9999999
Caticlan Malay MPH -9999999
Udomxay UDO -9999999
Busuanga USU 45 Civ. Paved No 3900
Xayabury XAY -9999999
Major ports (first 20 records)
Name LOCODE Country
Culion PHCUJ Philippines
Isabel PHISL Philippines
Tacloban PHTAC Philippines
Danang VNDAD Vietnam
Dong Hoi VNDOH Vietnam
Hue VNHUI Vietnam
Red Beach VNRBE Vietnam
Caminawit Philippines
Odiongan Philippines
Gen Macarthur Philippines
Guiuan Philippines
Talalora Philippines
Leyte Philippines
Lagome Philippines
Liloan Philippines
Sogod Philippines
Malitbog Philippines
Baybay Philippines
Pilar Philippines
Ormoc Philippines

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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.

Advisory Alert color Date (UTC) Category Wind speed Wind gusts Population affected
by cyclone winds (>120km/h)
Location (lon, lat)
1
green
11/3/2013 6:00:00 AM Tropical depression 47 km/h (29 mph) 64 km/h (40 mph) no people 156, 6.4
2
green
11/3/2013 12:00:00 PM Tropical depression 56 km/h (35 mph) 74 km/h (46 mph) no people 154.3, 6.4
3
green
11/3/2013 6:00:00 PM Tropical depression 56 km/h (35 mph) 74 km/h (46 mph) no people 152.7, 6.4
4
green
11/4/2013 Tropical storm 64 km/h (40 mph) 84 km/h (52 mph) no people 151.6, 6
4
green
11/4/2013 Tropical storm 64 km/h (40 mph) 84 km/h (52 mph) no people 151.6, 6
5
green
11/4/2013 6:00:00 AM Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) 93 km/h (58 mph) no people 150.2, 6
6
green
11/4/2013 12:00:00 PM Tropical storm 84 km/h (52 mph) 101 km/h (63 mph) no people 148.3, 6.1
7
green
11/4/2013 6:00:00 PM Tropical storm 101 km/h (63 mph) 130 km/h (81 mph) no people 147.3, 6.5
8
green
11/5/2013 Category 1 121 km/h (75 mph) 148 km/h (92 mph) no people 145.9, 6.4
9
green
11/5/2013 6:00:00 AM Category 1 121 km/h (75 mph) 148 km/h (92 mph) no people 144.5, 6.4
10
green
11/5/2013 12:00:00 PM Category 2 167 km/h (104 mph) 204 km/h (127 mph) no people 143, 6.8
11
green
11/5/2013 6:00:00 PM Category 3 195 km/h (121 mph) 241 km/h (150 mph) no people 141.2, 7.1
12
green
11/6/2013 Category 4 241 km/h (150 mph) 296 km/h (183 mph) no people 139.6, 7.4
13
green
11/6/2013 6:00:00 AM Category 4 249 km/h (155 mph) 306 km/h (189 mph) no people 138, 7.6
14
red
11/6/2013 12:00:00 PM Category 5 259 km/h (161 mph) 315 km/h (195 mph) 3400 people 136.2, 7.9
15
red
11/6/2013 6:00:00 PM Category 5 278 km/h (172 mph) 333 km/h (206 mph) 2700 people 134.4, 8.2
15
green
11/7/2013 6:00:00 AM Category 5 278 km/h (172 mph) 333 km/h (206 mph) no people 131.1, 9.1
15
red
11/7/2013 6:00:00 PM Category 5 269 km/h (166 mph) 323 km/h (200 mph) 4 million people 127.7, 10.1
15
red
11/8/2013 6:00:00 AM Category 4 249 km/h (155 mph) 306 km/h (189 mph) 6.3 million people 124, 11.2
15
green
11/8/2013 6:00:00 PM Category 4 232 km/h (144 mph) 278 km/h (172 mph) 76000 people 120.2, 12.2
15
red
11/9/2013 6:00:00 PM Category 3 204 km/h (127 mph) 249 km/h (155 mph) 2.8 million people 112.8, 14.3
15
orange
11/10/2013 6:00:00 PM Category 2 158 km/h (98 mph) 195 km/h (121 mph) 2.8 million people 107.4, 16.8
15
green
11/11/2013 6:00:00 PM Tropical storm 93 km/h (58 mph) 121 km/h (75 mph) no people 103.7, 19.1

Previous advisories

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

AdvisoryAlert colorDate (UTC)CategoryMaximum sustained
wind speed (km/h)
Population affected
by cyclone winds (>120km/h)
Affected countriesDate added (UTC)
3211/11/2013 12:00:00 AM Tropical storm 111 13.7 million   02:33:18 GMT
3111/10/2013 6:00:00 PM Category 1 121 14.4 million China, Viet Nam 09:03:29 GMT
3011/10/2013 12:00:00 PM Category 1 138 13.4 million Viet Nam 02:33:27 GMT
2911/10/2013 6:00:00 AM Category 1 148 15.6 million China, Viet Nam 08:36:15 GMT
2811/10/2013 12:00:00 AM Category 2 158 12.6 million Viet Nam 02:33:49 GMT
2711/9/2013 6:00:00 PM Category 2 167 22.2 million Viet Nam 08:33:50 GMT
2611/9/2013 12:00:00 PM Category 3 185 13.6 million Viet Nam 02:36:06 GMT
2511/9/2013 6:00:00 AM Category 3 195 12.6 million Viet Nam 09:03:54 GMT
2411/9/2013 12:00:00 AM Category 4 222 17.4 million Laos, Viet Nam 03:04:55 GMT
2311/8/2013 6:00:00 PM Category 4 241 17.9 million Laos, Viet Nam 09:08:40 GMT
2211/8/2013 12:00:00 PM Category 4 249 21 million Laos, Viet Nam, Philippines 03:56:04 GMT
2111/8/2013 6:00:00 AM Category 5 269 19.8 million Laos, Viet Nam, Philippines 09:07:37 GMT
2011/8/2013 12:00:00 AM Category 5 296 17.8 million Laos, Viet Nam, Philippines 01:35:06 GMT
1911/7/2013 6:00:00 PM Category 5 315 17 million Laos, Viet Nam, Philippines 07:35:25 GMT
1811/7/2013 12:00:00 PM Category 5 306 15.3 million Laos, Viet Nam, Philippines 04:04:44 GMT
1611/7/2013 12:00:00 AM Category 5 278 14.2 million Laos, Viet Nam, Philippines 01:34:38 GMT
1511/6/2013 6:00:00 PM Category 5 278 12.9 million Laos, Viet Nam, Philippines, Palau 08:35:23 GMT
1411/6/2013 12:00:00 PM Category 5 269 12.6 million Laos, Thailand, Viet Nam, Philippines, Palau 02:34:42 GMT
1311/6/2013 6:00:00 AM Category 5 269 10 million Laos, Thailand, Viet Nam, Philippines 09:04:49 GMT
1211/6/2013 12:00:00 AM Category 5 269 8.5 million Laos, Thailand, Viet Nam, Philippines 02:34:12 GMT
1111/5/2013 6:00:00 PM Category 5 259 9 million Laos, Viet Nam, Philippines 09:03:54 GMT
1011/5/2013 12:00:00 PM Category 4 241 5.8 million Viet Nam, Philippines 02:03:45 GMT
911/5/2013 6:00:00 AM Category 4 232 6.7 million Viet Nam, Philippines 08:34:13 GMT
811/5/2013 12:00:00 AM Category 4 241 6.7 million Philippines 02:34:39 GMT
711/4/2013 6:00:00 PM Category 4 241 5.3 million Philippines 09:03:00 GMT
611/4/2013 12:00:00 PM Category 4 222 6 million Philippines 02:33:37 GMT
511/4/2013 6:00:00 AM Category 4 222 6.3 million Philippines 09:03:15 GMT
411/4/2013 12:00:00 AM Category 4 232 6.4 million Philippines 03:01:38 GMT
311/3/2013 6:00:00 PM Category 4 222 7.1 million Philippines 08:34:34 GMT
211/3/2013 12:00:00 PM Category 4 222 2.8 million Philippines 08:02:37 GMT
111/3/2013 6:00:00 AM Category 4 222 No people affected Philippines, Palau 10:30:55 GMT

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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.