Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for MUN-19
in Viet Nam, Laos, China

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone MUN-19 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000569
Name MUN-19
From - To 03 Jul - 04 Jul
Exposed countries Viet Nam, Laos, China
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 65 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 0.6 m (04 Jul 00:00 UTC)
Vulnerability High (Vietnam)

GDACS Score

For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 65 km/h 0.6 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 72 km/h 0.8 m 0 mm 0.5
GFS 94 km/h 1.1 m 0 mm 0.5
ECMWF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
Beta Version - All weather systems in the area: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
Satellite products
Analytical products
Vietnam - Tropical Depression MUN update (ECHO 05 Jul 2019)Fri, 05 Jul 2019 13:07

  • Tropical Depression MUN's passage over northern Vietnam (North Central, Red River Delta and North East Regions) between 3-5 July, caused fatalities and damage.
  • Media report two fatalities and three injured in Hai Hoa Commune (Tinh Gia District, Thanh Hoa Province) after the Yen Hoa bridge collapsed due to heavy rainfall.
  • Over the next 24 hours, more heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast over northern Vietnam.
Vietnam, China - Tropical depression (ECHO 04 Jul 2019)Thu, 04 Jul 2019 13:02

  • After passing over Hainan Island (southern China), Tropical Depression MUN made landfall in Thái Bình Province (Red River Delta region, Vietnam) on the evening of 3 July.
  • On 4 July at 0.00 UTC, its centre was approximately 40 km south-east of Hanoi, with maximum sustained winds of 56 km/h. It is expected to move further north-west before dissipating.
  • Heavy rain may still affect Hanoi, northern Vietnam and south-west areas of China.
Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 40 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

How many storms will Vietnam face in 2019?Sun, 07 Jul 2019 06:23:00 +0200.

In the last six months of 2019, some four to five storms will make landfall in Vietnam, according to Nguyen Van Huong, head of the Weather Forecast Office under the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecast (NCHMF). The recent tropi
...(more)
Localities asked to promptly overcome storm consequencesFri, 05 Jul 2019 12:08:00 +0200.

Hanoi (VNA) – The Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has asked ministries, sectors and localities to continue implementing measures to overcome consequences of rains and floods caused by Typ
...(more)
Heavy rain causes difficulties for drivers throughout HanoiFri, 05 Jul 2019 11:04:00 +0200.

Hanoi saw a large amount of rainfall from the evening of July 3 due to the effects of typhoon Mun on the city. Typhoon Mun made landfall in areas between Hai Phong and Nam Dinh in the early hours of July 4, with a wind speed of 75 km/h. Han
...(more)
Viet Nam: Two people died due to the typhoonFri, 05 Jul 2019 04:41:00 +0200.

HÀ NỘI — Two people have been killed and three injured after a bridge collapsed due to Typhoon Mun. Thanh Hoá Province’s Yên Hoà bridge collapsed due to heavy rain early on Thursday. According to Hải Hà Commune People’s Committee in Tĩnh Gi
...(more)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (56), (2), DesInventar (1), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (1), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),