Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for SAOLA-12
in China

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone SAOLA-12 can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 31574
Name SAOLA-12
From - To 28 Jul - 03 Aug
Exposed countries China
Exposed population 8.8 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 195 km/h Category 3
Maximum storm surge 0.8 m (01 Aug 19:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (China)

GDACS Score

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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 195 km/h 0.8 m n.a. 0.5
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.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 396 | About casualties: 67 | Last hour: 0

Death toll from Philippine floods rises to 51Mon, 06 Aug 2012 17:56:00 +0200.

THE death toll from over a week of floods in the Philippines rose to 51 as rain continued to pour, causing dams to overflow and forcing more people to flee their homes, officials said Monday.
China Braces for Record Third Typhoon after 2 StormsMon, 06 Aug 2012 17:46:00 +0200.

China braced on Monday for a record third typhoon in a week after two powerful storms smashed into its eastern coast over the weekend leaving at least 14 people dead and large areas under water
Death toll from Philippine floods rises to 51Mon, 06 Aug 2012 17:33:00 +0200.

The death toll from over a week of floods in the Philippines rose to 51 as rain continued to pour, causing dams to overflow and forcing more people to flee their homes, officials said Monday.
Typhoon-triggered rainstorm leaves 23 dead, 9 missingMon, 06 Aug 2012 17:24:00 +0200.

WUHAN/SHENYANG/BEIJING, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Twenty-three people have been confirmed dead and nine others remained missing after typhoons Damrey and Saola tore through China's eastern coastal regions over the weekend, local authorities said M
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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