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Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for RAMMASUN-14
in China, Viet Nam, Philippinesfrom 14 Jul 2014 00:00 UTC to 18:00
GDACS Event Report - Summary


Tropical Cyclone RAMMASUN-14 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 35: (19 Jul 2014 04:37).

  • Tropical Cyclone Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 249 km/h)
  • from 14 Jul 2014 00:00 UTC to 18:00
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 24.4 million
  • inserted at 19 Jul 2014 02:37:47 UTC
  • Vulnerability: High

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  3.1m in Taiping, China. This height is estimated for 18 Jul 2014 15:00:00.


Philippines, China, Vietnam - Tropical Cyclone RAMMASUN

(Created: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 03:44:00 +02:00)

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Known identifiers for this event: TC-2014-000092-PHL (glide)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (114), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), ESURGE (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),

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