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Green Tropical Cyclone alert for DANAS-13 in Japan from 04/10/2013 12:00 UTC to 08/10/2013 12:00 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 DANAS-13 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 21.

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 231 km/h)
  • from 04/10/2013 12:00 UTC to 08/10/2013 12:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.1million
  • 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  0.8m in Chabang, Japan. This height is estimated for 07 Oct 2013 08:00:00.

References

Latest media headlines

Articles: 165 | About casualties: 15 | Last hour: 0

Typhoon Danas Wreaks Less Damage Than Expected
Thu, 10 Oct 2013 03:52:00 +0200   chosun (en)

The damage caused by Typhoon Danas, which on Tuesday prompted authorities to postpone joint naval drills with the U.S. and Japan, was less than initially expected. Passing through the southern regions of the Korean peninsula as it made its way toward the East Sea, the typhoon caused blacko...

People and organisations:

Typhoon Danas Leaves Without Causing Much Damage
Wed, 09 Oct 2013 06:53:00 +0200   kbs-en (en)

[Science] : Weather warnings issued for the South Gyeongsang region have been lifted as Typhoon Danas passed by Busan and left for the East Sea early morning Wednesday. [more...]

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Tropical Storm Danas Brushes Japan and South...
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 17:33:00 +0200   climate-weather (en)

While tropical systems in the Atlantic Basin have been sputtering, leaving many breathing a sigh of relief, a typhoon in the Western Pacific had thousands of Americans on edge. Danas, at one time a typhoon packing winds of 145 miles per hour, made a beeline toward the Japanese island of Okinawa.

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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 (38), (2), WMO (1), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), SWCB (1), Unisys (1), NEIC (1),

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