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Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for TEMBIN-17
in Viet Nam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Philippinesfrom 20 Dec 2017 18:00 UTC to 26 Dec 2017 06:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 23: (27 Dec 2017 01:18).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Depression (maximum wind speed of 148 km/h)
  • from 20 Dec 2017 18:00 UTC to 26 Dec 2017 06:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 26 Dec 2017 06:33:54 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  1.0m in Ap Cai Gia, Vietnam. This height is estimated for 25 Dec 2017 20:00:00.


Known identifiers for this event: WP332017 (JTWCid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 958 | About casualties: 523 | Last hour: 0

Navy To Deliver 45 Tonnes Humanitarian Aid To Typhoon Tembin Victims
Wed, 27 Dec 2017 16:00:00 +0100   bernama (en)

KOTA KINABALU, Dec 27 (Bernama) -- The Royal Malaysian Navy vessel, KD Kedah, will deliver 45 tonnes of food, clothing and medical supplies as part of a humanitarian aid mission to the areas affected by Typhoon Tembin that struck the southern Philippines.

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Typhoon Tembin Weakens After Pummeling Philippines
Wed, 27 Dec 2017 10:09:00 +0100   voanews (en)

Typhoon Tembin slammed into the Philippines on Saturday. In the wake of the storm, more than 200 people are reported dead and hundreds are still missing. The storm is now back out to sea after brushing past Vietnam. VOA’s Kevin Enochs reports.

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Vietnam spared terror of Typhoon Tembin
Wed, 27 Dec 2017 04:37:00 +0100   euronews-en (en)

Vietnam has been spared the terror of Tembin, which left a trail of death and destruction in the Phillippines. The typhoon was downgraded to a tropical depression on Tuesday and failed to make landfall in the south-east Asian country. Nearly a million people were told to prepare for evacuation and....

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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 (159), (2), DesInventar (1), 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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