Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for PABUK-18
in Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone PABUK-18 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000539
Name PABUK-18
From - To 31 Dec - 05 Jan
Exposed countries Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 93 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 1 m (03 Jan 07:00 UTC)
Vulnerability High (Myanmar)


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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 93 km/h 1 m n.a. 0.5
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 261 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Rob McElweeTue, 08 Jan 2019 23:30:00 +0100.

08 Jan 2019 21:50 GMT Southeast Asia records unusual January rain Pabuk may no longer be a cyclone, but its influence can be seen in the form of rare winter rains from Myanmar to China. 02 Dec 2018 13:20 GMT Eastern Europe set for break fr
Thailand: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot ... Mon, 07 Jan 2019 12:59:00 +0100.

THAILAND. Tropical Storm Pabuk made landfall in southern Thailand on 4 January, bringing widespread and torrential rainfall affecting 720,885 people and damaging farmland and houses in 16 provinces. Provincial authorities are leading the re
Thailand monitors supply of goods in storm-hit areasMon, 07 Jan 2019 12:26:00 +0100.

People return to their village in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Pabuk on Jan. 5 in Pak Phanang, Nakhon Si Thammarat. (Photo: AP/Sumeth Panpetch) Bangkok (NNT/VNA) - The Thai Ministry of Commerce is monitoring the supply of everyday produ
Serbian coach sacked after Thai thrashing in Asian CupMon, 07 Jan 2019 02:21:00 +0100.

by Tim Newton. Now the actual storm has passed, a media storm is brewing over two key issues – tourists claiming they had little knowledge about the approaching storm and local tour operators, especially in the Andaman region, who say the m

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (61), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),