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Overall Green Tropical Cyclone alert for JELAWAT-12 in Japan from 20 Sep 2012 18:00 UTC to 30 Sep 2012 18:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

Interactive map: Open The map shows the accumulated precipitation along the cyclone's track. Yellow area is > 100mm; Red area is > 300mm; Blue area is > 500mm. The accumulated rainfall is calculated based on the Tropical Rainfall Potential of NOAA/NESDIS. The eTRaP is a simple ensemble whose members are the 6-hourly totals from the single-orbit TRaPs, which are rainfall estimates from passive microwave remote sensing. Rain map with eTraP data. (Source: JRC) Storm surge maximum height. (Source: JRC)

Tropical Cyclone JELAWAT-12 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 42.

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 259 km/h)
  • from 20 Sep 2012 18:00 UTC to 30 Sep 2012 18:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 30 Sep 2012 20:17:57 UTC
  • Vulnerability: Low

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 maximum Storm surge height is  0.7m in Kin, Japan. This height is estimated for 29 Sep 2012 00:00:00.

References

Known identifiers for this event: TC-2012-000171-JPN (glide) wp1812 (jtwcId) WP182012 (noaaId)

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (44), (2), JTWC (3), BOM (1), NASA (1), NOAA (4), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), SWCB (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1),

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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.