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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for MERBOK-17
in Chinafrom 11 Jun 2017 00:00 UTC to 12 Jun 2017 18:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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Tropical Cyclone MERBOK-17 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 8: (12 Jun 2017 22:48).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 83 km/h)
  • from 11 Jun 2017 00:00 UTC to 12 Jun 2017 18:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 12 Jun 2017 18:19:09 UTC
  • Vulnerability: Medium

Extreme Rain

Potential rainfall is calculated based on rainfall observed by several microwave satellite sensors.

The image shows the total rainfall accumulation associated with the cyclone.

Storm surge

The tropical cyclone did not reach sufficient strength to cause significant storm surge.


Overview

China - Tropical Cyclone MERBOK

(Created: Mon, 12 Jun 2017 04:46:00 +02:00)

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References

Known identifiers for this event: WP042017 (JTWCid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 91 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 0

12:30 China Confirms Million-dollar Economic Losses Due to Typhoon Merbok
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 19:00:00 +0200   plenglish (en)

China Confirms Million-dollar Economic Losses Due to Typhoon Merbok China Confirms Million-dollar Economic Losses Due to Typhoon Merbok China Confirms Million-dollar Economic Losses Due to Typhoon Merbok. Beijing, June 15 (Prensa Latina) China has confirmed the evacuation of 12,000 Guandong....

People and organisations:

No casualties reported in Typhoon Merbok
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 18:12:00 +0200   xinhuanet_en (en)

GUANGZHOU, June 14 (Xinhua) -- No casualties have been reported in south China's Guangdong Province after it was lashed by Typhoon Merbok, the local government said Wednesday. However, heavy rain has destroyed 32 houses, flooded 13,000 hectares of farmland and forced 12,000 residents to be....

People and organisations:

No casualties reported in Typhoon Merbok
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 18:11:00 +0200   sinacom-en (en)

GUANGZHOU, June 14 (Xinhua) -- No casualties have been reported in south China's Guangdong Province after it was lashed by Typhoon Merbok, the local government said Wednesday. However, heavy rain has destroyed 32 houses, flooded 13,000 hectares of farmland and forced 12,000 residents to be....

People and organisations:

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (152), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), ECMWF (4), HWRF (1), GFS (1), INFORM (2),

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Further information and official advisories can be found at the Severe Weather Information Centre of the World Meteorological Organization, by clicking on the Tropical Cyclone symbols on the world map of the site.