Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for HAIYAN-13
in China, Viet Nam, Philippines, Palau

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone HAIYAN-13 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

Name HAIYAN-13
Glide number: TC-2013-000139-PHL
From - To 04 Nov - 11 Nov
Exposed countries China, Viet Nam, Philippines, Palau
Exposed population 13.7 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 315 km/h Category 5
Maximum storm surge 2.3 m (08 Nov 00:00 UTC)
Vulnerability High (China)


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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
JRC 111 km/h 2.3 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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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 165 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 0

Storm leaves most parts of Metro Manila submerged in floodwaterMon, 22 Sep 2014 15:16:00 +0200.

Tropical Storm Mario made landfall in Northern Luzon in the Philippines late Friday after dropping heavy rains in Metro Manila, causing widespred flooding that prompted government to suspend classes in grade schools up to college level.
Some 22m displaced by natural disasters in 2013Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:49:00 +0200.

A United Nations-backed report launched last week reveals that 22 million people worldwide were displaced in 2013 by disasters sparked largely by earthquakes or climate- and weather-related events – almost three times more than by conflict
Plus de 22 millions de déplacés climatiques en 2013 dans le mondeMon, 22 Sep 2014 09:31:00 +0200.

L'Asie représente 87 % des migrants climatiques intérieurs recensés dans le monde en 2013, selon le rapport de l'IDMC. Les déplacements, liés aux catastrophes naturelles, devraient augmenter plus rapidement en Afrique que dans les autres ré
Climat : l’ONU au pied du murSun, 21 Sep 2014 22:24:00 +0200.

Le manque de résultats concrets au sommet sur le climat le 23 septembre au siège des Nations unies à New York peut-il menacer l’existence même de l’ONU ?

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: EC (2), EC-JRC (46), (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),