Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for BOPHA-12
in Philippines

Event summary

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

Name BOPHA-12
From - To 27 Nov - 09 Dec
Exposed countries Philippines
Exposed population 7.4 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 259 km/h, Category 5
Maximum storm surge 0.8 m (03 Dec 21:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (Philippines)


For more info on GDACS alert score click here.
+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 259 km/h 0.8 m n.a. 2.5
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.
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
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: 2098 | About casualties: 598 | Last hour: 0

Rescue at sea for Filipino fishermen after Typhoon BophaWed, 12 Dec 2012 21:48:00 +0100.

Indonesia sent a ship to join the search for the fishermen, who may have been swept toward the Celebes Sea from the Pacific Ocean...
Philippines (the): Philippines Typhoon Bopha Situation Report No. 6 (a ... Wed, 12 Dec 2012 20:47:00 +0100.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Philippines (the) Highlights Humanitarian consequences of Typhoon Bopha are becoming clearer as more affected areas become accessible. Of the 778,226 people displaced,
Philippines (the): Philippines: Typhoon Bopha (Pablo) - Scope of Human ... Wed, 12 Dec 2012 20:47:00 +0100.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, MapAction Country: Philippines (the) Map shows the scope of the humanitarian crisis. Numbers for affected population, deaths,injuries, missing, Pop in Evacuation Centres, and d
Le typhon Bopha aux PhilippinesWed, 12 Dec 2012 19:02:00 +0100.

typhoon-bopha-bataan.jpg Le typhon Bopha, appelé Pablo aux Philippines, s’est abattu sur le sud du pays. Plus de 360 000 personnes sont désormais hébergées dans des centres d’évacuation ou chez des amis et de la famille. Oxfam a lancé une i

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 (74), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (1), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),