Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for MERANTI-16
in China, Japan

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone MERANTI-16 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000302
From - To 08 Sep - 14 Sep
Exposed countries China, Japan
Exposed population 22.2 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 306 km/h Category 5
Maximum storm surge 2 m (14 Sep 19:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (China)


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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS JTWC 167 km/h 2 m n.a. 1.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
GFS n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
ECMWF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 2057 | About casualties: 178 | Last hour: 0

1,224 houses in Batanes damaged by typhoon FerdieSun, 18 Sep 2016 10:55:00 +0200.

BATANES -- A total of 1,224 houses were damaged by typhoon Ferdie (international name: Meranti) National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) spokesperson Romina Marasigan said. Of this total number, 292 homes were "totally d
Residents battered by storm get to sound off on hurricaneSun, 18 Sep 2016 09:56:00 +0200.

Residents of Florida's capital city are going to get a chance to tell local officials how they handled Hurricane Hermine. Tallahassee and Leon County officials announced they will hold a series of public hearings over the next two weeks to
Philippines: NDRRMC Update: SitRep No. 07 re Preparedness Measures and ... Sun, 18 Sep 2016 09:19:00 +0200.

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW. 11 September 2016. • Severe Tropical Storm (STS) "MERANTI" entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and was named "FERDIE" with maximum sustained winds of 105 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 135
Seeven Seevathean: Un ferblantier inoxydableSun, 18 Sep 2016 08:40:00 +0200.

La ferblanterie est une affaire de famille chez les Seevathean. Cela, même si le métier demande beaucoup de patience. De bin matin, à Bambous. C’est rare, lui, qu’il ait un coup de bambou. Pourtant, cela fait presque 20 ans qu’il découpe, s

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (38), (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),