Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for TALAS-17
in Viet Nam, Laos, Thailand, China, Myanmar
Current Orange alert for wind impact. 16 Jul 2017 18 UTC
Viet Nam, Laos, Thailand, China, Myanmar

Current storm status

This tropical cyclone is expected to have a medium humanitarian impact based on the storm strength and the affected population in the past and forecasted path.

Up to 17.8 million people can be affected by wind speeds of tropical storm strength or above.

Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is: No people affected
Maximum windspeed: 93 km/h
Vulnerability of affected countries: High

Bulletin Timeline

Advisory Alert color Date (UTC) Category Wind speed Wind gusts Population affected
by cyclone winds (>120km/h)
Location (lat, lon)
5
GREEN
16 Jul 2017 12:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 18.5, 107.2
6
ORANGE
16 Jul 2017 18:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 18.5, 105.7
6
GREEN
17 Jul 2017 06:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 19, 102.8
6
GREEN
17 Jul 2017 18:00 Tropical depression 37 km/h (23 mph) km/h ( mph) no people 20, 99.7

Wind

Up to 17.8 million people can be affected by wind speeds of tropical storm strength or above.

Affected countries

Country
Vietnam
Laos
Thailand
China
Myanmar

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Ha Tinh Viet Nam 1.3 million people
Nghe An Viet Nam 2.7 million people
Khammouan Laos 280000 people
Borikhamxai Laos 160000 people
Quang Binh Viet Nam 740000 people
Thanh Hoa Viet Nam 3.3 million people
Nakhon Phanom Thailand 650000 people
Savannakhet Laos 720000 people
Xiangkhoang Laos 210000 people
Houaphan Laos 270000 people
Ninh Binh Viet Nam 850000 people
Nong Khai Thailand 830000 people
Nam Ha Viet Nam 2.6 million people
Sakon Nakhon Thailand 990000 people
Quang Tri Viet Nam 520000 people
Vientiane Laos 350000 people
Udon Thani Thailand 1.8 million people
Viangchan Laos 500000 people
Hainan China 7.2 million people
Louangphrabang Laos 380000 people
Loei Thailand 560000 people
Xaignabouri Laos 200000 people
Oudomxai Laos 320000 people
Nan Thailand 430000 people
Louang Namtha Laos 120000 people
Phayao Thailand 490000 people
Bokeo Laos 72000 people
Chiang Rai Thailand 1.1 million people
Shan State Myanmar 3.8 million people
Lampang Thailand 760000 people
Chiang Mai Thailand 1.4 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Vinh Nghe An Vietnam City 100000 people 19 km
Sam Son Thanh Hoa Vietnam City - 139 km
Thanh Hóa Thanh Hoa Vietnam City 110000 people 145 km
Dong Hoi Quang Binh Vietnam City 30000 people 151 km
Muang Khammouan Khammouan Laos City - 154 km
Duntou Hainan China City - 323 km
Huangliu Hainan China City - 326 km
Viang Chan (Kamphéng Nakhon) Viangchan (Vientiane) Laos Capital 190000 people 332 km
Yacheng Hainan China City - 363 km
Sanya Hainan China City 140000 people 397 km
Yulin Hainan China City - 408 km
Baocheng Hainan China City - 422 km
Lingcheng Hainan China City - 458 km
Wancheng Hainan China City - 496 km
Chang Rai Chiang Rai Thailand City - 636 km
Phan Chiang Rai Thailand City - 638 km
Ban San Mafuang Chiang Mai Thailand City - 701 km

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Vinh VII 11 Mil. Unpaved No 7100 26 km
Ban Nape 762 0 68 km
Xayabury XAY unknown 0 105 km
Thakhek THK 145 Civ. Unpaved No 4500 153 km
Grove Jones 158 0 155 km
Bai Thuong 13 0 157 km
Nakhon Phanom KOP 138 Civ. Paved Yes 8000 167 km
Nakhon Phanom West 176 0 167 km
Udomxay UDO unknown 0 211 km
Pak Sane 157 0 215 km
Moung Cha 1128 0 278 km
Pa Doung 1433 0 281 km
Muang Phonsavan 1100 0 282 km
Xieng Khouang XKH 1067 Civ. Unpaved No 4900 287 km
Pha Khao 1189 0 289 km
Long Tieng 980 0 300 km
Ritaville 732 0 308 km
Ban Xon 305 0 317 km
Ban Keun 168 0 329 km
Vientiane Wattay VTE 170 Civ. Paved Yes 9800 337 km
Viengxay VNG unknown 0 341 km
Vang Vieng 296 0 346 km
Foluo Northeast 165 0 366 km
Ban Na Then 405 0 372 km
Ban Done 213 0 377 km
Sanya (Fenghuang) SYX 28 Civ. Paved Yes 11100 393 km
Sanya-Yaxian 15 0 398 km
Louang Phrabang LPQ 298 Civ. Paved No 6000 403 km
Ban Xieng Keo 305 0 407 km
Sayaboury ZBY 380 Civ. Unpaved No 4200 430 km
Lingshui 25 0 453 km
Xieng Lom XIE unknown 0 528 km
Chiang Kham 389 Mil. Paved No 4100 581 km
Ban Houayxay OUI 421 Civ. Paved No 4900 586 km
Chiang Tai International CEI 390 Civ. Paved Yes 9800 632 km
Chiang Rai 400 0 636 km
Tachilek THL 390 Civ. Paved Yes 7000 644 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Ben Thuy VNNGT Vietnam 16 km
Vinh VNVNH Vietnam 28 km
Yu Lin Vietnam 88 km
Le Mon Vietnam 146 km
Dong Hoi VNDOH Vietnam 151 km
Basuo CNBAS China 315 km
Paso China 322 km
Cua Lo China 324 km
Sanya CNSYX China 402 km
Yu Lin Chiang China 402 km
Cape Bastion China 411 km
Triton Island China 659 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Nam Leuk Nam Leuk 2000 291 km
Tuoxin Ganen He 1978 328 km
Nam Ngum Nam Ngum 1972 333 km
Daguanba Changhua Jiang 1995 351 km
Changmao Wanglou 1960 357 km
Shilu Shilu 1973 366 km
Baogu Hingyuan 1979 374 km
Banling Shanya 1969 404 km
Xiaomei Duzuong 1975 449 km

StormSurge

No locations affected by storm surge > 10 cm

Rainfall

Rainfall accumulation of the past 24h, as detected by the Global Precipitation Measurement mission of NASA. For more information, see https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/GPM/main/index.html.

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