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Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for FITOW-13
in China, Japanfrom 30 Sep 2013 18:00 UTC to 06 Oct 2013 18:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


Tropical Cyclone FITOW-13 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 27: (06 Oct 2013 23:03).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 167 km/h)
  • from 30 Sep 2013 18:00 UTC to 06 Oct 2013 18:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 10.1million
  • inserted at 06 Oct 2013 21:03:21 UTC
  • Vulnerability: Medium

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  1.9m in Gexiang, China. This height is estimated for 06 Oct 2013 19:00:00.


Data, images, links, services and documents

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), WMO (1), INFORM (2),

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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.