Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for MERBOK-17
in China

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone MERBOK-17 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000359
Name MERBOK-17
From - To 11 Jun - 12 Jun
Exposed countries China
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 83 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge n.a.
Vulnerability Medium (China)

GDACS Score

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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 83 km/h n.a. n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

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

Des orages perturbent 300 vols dans le sud de la ChineFri, 16 Jun 2017 17:26:00 +0200.

Des orages dans la province chinoise du Guangdong (sud) ont provoqué l'annulation de 227 vols et le retard de 88 vols à l'aéroport international Baiyun de Guangzhou. Les conditions climatiques difficiles se sont améliorées dans la soirée. S
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12:30 China Confirms Million-dollar Economic Losses Due to Typhoon Mer ... Thu, 15 Jun 2017 19:00:00 +0200.

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) C
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No casualties reported in Typhoon MerbokWed, 14 Jun 2017 18:12:00 +0200.

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 hect
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No casualties reported in Typhoon MerbokWed, 14 Jun 2017 18:11:00 +0200.

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 hect
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

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),