Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for TALAS-17
in Viet Nam, Laos, Thailand, China, Myanmar
Current Green alert for wind impact. 16 Jul 2017 00 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 12.2 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
2
GREEN
15 Jul 2017 18:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) 2.2 million people no people 17.2, 110.5
3
GREEN
16 Jul 2017 00:00 Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) 4.5 million people no people 17.4, 109.5
3
GREEN
16 Jul 2017 12:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) 7.2 million people no people 17.8, 107.4
3
GREEN
17 Jul 2017 00:00 Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) 7.7 million people no people 18.3, 105.2
3
GREEN
17 Jul 2017 12:00 Tropical depression 37 km/h (23 mph) no people no people 19, 102.5
Actual track of the current bulletin
The alert for forecast greater than 3 days is limited to Orange level.

Wind

Up to 12.2 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 Nam-Da Nang Viet Nam 1.9 million people
Thua Thien Hue Viet Nam 990000 people
Quang Tri Viet Nam 520000 people
Quang Binh Viet Nam 740000 people
Savannakhet Laos 720000 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
Nakhon Phanom Thailand 650000 people
Sakon Nakhon Thailand 990000 people
Houaphan Laos 270000 people
Nong Khai Thailand 830000 people
Xiangkhoang Laos 210000 people
Udon Thani Thailand 1.8 million people
Vientiane Laos 350000 people
Viangchan Laos 500000 people
Louangphrabang Laos 380000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Yulin Hainan China City - 91 km
Sanya Hainan China City 140000 people 99 km
Yacheng Hainan China City - 115 km
Lingcheng Hainan China City - 134 km
Baocheng Hainan China City - 140 km
Huangliu Hainan China City - 143 km
Wancheng Hainan China City - 181 km
Hue Thua Thien-Hue Vietnam Major city 280000 people 229 km
Quang Tri Quang Tri Vietnam City - 256 km
Dong Hoi Quang Binh Vietnam City 30000 people 306 km
Vinh Nghe An Vietnam City 100000 people 429 km
Muang Khammouan Khammouan Laos City - 499 km

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Sanya-Yaxian 15 0 98 km
Sanya (Fenghuang) SYX 28 Civ. Paved Yes 11100 101 km
Lingshui 25 0 132 km
Foluo Northeast 165 0 147 km
Hue-Phu Bai HUI 6 Civ. Paved No 8800 221 km
Vinh VII 11 Mil. Unpaved No 7100 432 km
Ban Nape 762 0 478 km
Thakhek THK 145 Civ. Unpaved No 4500 497 km
Nakhon Phanom West 176 0 516 km
Nakhon Phanom KOP 138 Civ. Paved Yes 8000 516 km
Xayabury XAY unknown 0 526 km
Grove Jones 158 0 555 km
Pak Sane 157 0 627 km
Udomxay UDO unknown 0 631 km
Moung Cha 1128 0 697 km
Pa Doung 1433 0 701 km
Muang Phonsavan 1100 0 702 km
Xieng Khouang XKH 1067 Civ. Unpaved No 4900 707 km
Pha Khao 1189 0 709 km
Ritaville 732 0 719 km
Long Tieng 980 0 721 km
Ban Xon 305 0 736 km
Ban Keun 168 0 740 km
Viengxay VNG unknown 0 760 km
Vang Vieng 296 0 765 km
Ban Na Then 405 0 792 km
Ban Done 213 0 793 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Cape Bastion China 85 km
Yu Lin Chiang China 88 km
Sanya CNSYX China 92 km
Cua Lo China 178 km
Hue VNHUI Vietnam 228 km
Triton Island China 255 km
Dong Hoi VNDOH Vietnam 305 km
Yu Lin Vietnam 335 km
Vinh VNVNH Vietnam 424 km
Ben Thuy VNNGT Vietnam 424 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Banling Shanya 1969 106 km
Baogu Hingyuan 1979 116 km
Changmao Wanglou 1960 143 km
Xiaomei Duzuong 1975 150 km
Tuoxin Ganen He 1978 177 km
Daguanba Changhua Jiang 1995 188 km
Nam Leuk Nam Leuk 2000 704 km
Nam Ngum Nam Ngum 1972 747 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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