Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for PHANFONE-19
in Philippines

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000641
Name PHANFONE-19
Glide number: TC-2019-000176-PHL
From - To 21 Dec - 28 Dec
Exposed countries Philippines
Exposed population 4.5 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 176 km/h, Category 2
Maximum storm surge 1 m (24 Dec 12:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (Philippines)

GDACS Score

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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 176 km/h 1 m n.a. 1.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 191 km/h 1.2 m 876 mm 2.5
GFS 173 km/h 0.9 m 438 mm 1.5
ECMWF 112 km/h 0.8 m 477 mm 0.5
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.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 1166 | About casualties: 424 | Last hour: 0

In typhoon’s aftermath, Capiz underscores need for Panay River Basin p ... Wed, 01 Jan 2020 18:35:00 +0100.

THE ENTIRE province of Capiz was flooded, with water rising to as high as five meters in some areas, after typhoon Ursula (international name: Phanfone) dumped rain across the Visayas and parts of Luzon islands last Christmas. Provincial Di
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NDRRMC: 'Ursula' death toll now at 50; five still reported missingWed, 01 Jan 2020 09:32:00 +0100.

MANILA, Philippines The number of casualties caused by Typhoon Ursula (International name Phanfone) has risen to 362, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Monday morning. According the NDRRMC, 50 were declared de
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Death toll from Philippines typhoon hits 50Wed, 01 Jan 2020 08:04:00 +0100.

Manila (AFP) - The number of people killed by a powerful storm that pummeled the central Philippines over Christmas has risen to 50, authorities said Tuesday, making it the nation's deadliest storm of 2019. Typhoon Phanfone's destructive wi
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Philippines: DSWD DROMIC Report #7 on Typhoon “URSULA” as of 29 Decemb ... Wed, 01 Jan 2020 07:04:00 +0100.

Situation Overview. “PHANFONE” entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on 23 December 2019 and was named “Ursula” as the 21st Philippine tropical cyclone for 2019. On 24 December 2019, “Ursula” intensified into a typhoon as it m
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),