Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for SHANSHAN-18
in Japan

Current storm status

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

Up to 2.2 million people can be affected by wind speeds of cyclone strength or above.

Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is: 2.3 million
Maximum windspeed: 167 km/h
Vulnerability of affected countries: Low

Bulletin Timeline

Advisory Alert color Date (UTC) Category Wind speed Population in
Tropical Storm
Population in
Cat.1 or higher
Location (lat, lon)
1
GREEN
02 Aug 2018 18:00 Tropical depression 46 km/h (29 mph) no people no people 18.6, 150.7
2
GREEN
03 Aug 2018 00:00 Tropical depression 56 km/h (34 mph) no people no people 17.7, 150.4
3
GREEN
03 Aug 2018 06:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) no people no people 18, 150.5
4
GREEN
03 Aug 2018 12:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) no people no people 18.5, 150
5
GREEN
03 Aug 2018 18:00 Tropical storm 93 km/h (57 mph) no people no people 19.3, 149.4
6
GREEN
04 Aug 2018 00:00 Tropical storm 102 km/h (63 mph) no people no people 20.1, 149.2
7
GREEN
04 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) no people no people 20.8, 148.8
8
GREEN
04 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 1 130 km/h (80 mph) no people no people 21.8, 148.2
9
GREEN
04 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) no people no people 22.5, 147.7
10
GREEN
05 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) no people no people 23, 147.4
11
GREEN
05 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 1 139 km/h (86 mph) no people no people 24, 147.5
12
GREEN
05 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) 2200 people no people 24.7, 147.1
13
GREEN
05 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) 2200 people no people 25.7, 146.6
14
GREEN
06 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) 2200 people no people 26.5, 146.2
15
GREEN
06 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) 2200 people no people 27.5, 146.1
16
GREEN
06 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 1 130 km/h (80 mph) 1700 people no people 28.8, 145.6
17
GREEN
06 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) <1000 people no people 29.7, 145
18
GREEN
07 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 1 130 km/h (80 mph) 8300 people no people 30.5, 144.3
19
GREEN
07 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 2 167 km/h (103 mph) 2.9 million people no people 31.3, 143.9
20
GREEN
07 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 2 157 km/h (98 mph) 39.8 million people no people 32, 143.1
21
GREEN
07 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 2 157 km/h (98 mph) 47.5 million people no people 32.5, 142.3
22
GREEN
08 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) 47.2 million people 78000 people 33.4, 141.8
23
GREEN
08 Aug 2018 06:00 Category 1 148 km/h (92 mph) 47.4 million people 3.8 million people 33.8, 141.3
24
GREEN
08 Aug 2018 12:00 Category 1 130 km/h (80 mph) 45.5 million people 62000 people 34.5, 141.3
25
GREEN
08 Aug 2018 18:00 Category 1 130 km/h (80 mph) 49.2 million people 740000 people 35.3, 141.1
26
GREEN
09 Aug 2018 00:00 Category 1 120 km/h (75 mph) 48.5 million people 1 million people 36.3, 141
27
GREEN
09 Aug 2018 06:00 Tropical storm 102 km/h (63 mph) 6.4 million people no people 37.4, 141.7
28
GREEN
09 Aug 2018 12:00 Tropical storm 83 km/h (52 mph) 99000 people no people 37.8, 142.6
28
GREEN
10 Aug 2018 00:00 Tropical storm 74 km/h (46 mph) no people no people 39.6, 146.7
28
GREEN
10 Aug 2018 12:00 Tropical storm 65 km/h (40 mph) no people no people 41, 153.5
Actual track of the current bulletin
The alert for forecast greater than 3 days is limited to Orange level.

Wind

Up to 2.2 million people can be affected by wind speeds of cyclone strength or above.

Affected countries

Country
Japan

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Tohoku Japan 9.9 million people
Kanto Japan 38.5 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Taira Fukushima Japan City - 170 km
Onahama Fukushima Japan City - 179 km
Ueda Fukushima Japan City - 190 km
Hitachi Ibaraki Japan City 180000 people 218 km
Kuji Ibaraki Japan City 35000 people 229 km
Choshi Chiba Japan City 83000 people 279 km
Omigawa Chiba Japan City 25000 people 279 km
Tako Chiba Japan City - 298 km
Narita Chiba Japan City 100000 people 303 km
Naruto Chiba Japan City 22000 people 313 km
Katakai Chiba Japan City - 318 km
Mobara Chiba Japan City 95000 people 334 km
Ohara Chiba Japan City 19000 people 345 km

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Hyakuri 32 Mil. Paved Yes 8800 265 km
Tokyo Narita International NRT 42 Civ. Paved Yes 13100 300 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Onahama JPONA Japan 178 km
Hitachi JPHTC Japan 227 km
Kashima JPKSM Japan 271 km
Choshi JPCHO Japan 278 km

Dams

Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Kasumigaura Kasumigaura-Kaihatsu Tonegawa 1995 276 km

StormSurge

The maximum Storm surge height is  0.7m in Choshi, Japan. This height is estimated for 08 Aug 2018 21:00:00.

Locations affected by Storm surge (182 locations). Calculation based on advisory number 28 of 09 Aug 2018 12:00:00. (Simulation using 0.5 minute resolution)

Date Name Country Alert Storm surge height (m)
08 Aug 2018 21:00:00 Choshi Japan  0.7m
08 Aug 2018 21:00:00 Yatabe Japan  0.6m
08 Aug 2018 21:00:00 Kashima Japan  0.5m
08 Aug 2018 21:00:00 Kyuchu Japan  0.5m
08 Aug 2018 21:00:00 Koya Japan  0.5m
08 Aug 2018 21:00:00 Aotsuka Japan  0.5m
08 Aug 2018 21:00:00 Okunoya Japan  0.5m
08 Aug 2018 22:00:00 Asahi Japan  0.5m
08 Aug 2018 22:00:00 Oyagaw Japan  0.5m
08 Aug 2018 21:00:00 Muyokama Japan  0.5m
08 Aug 2018 21:00:00 Omi Japan  0.5m
08 Aug 2018 21:00:00 Kyochikama Japan  0.5m
08 Aug 2018 21:00:00 Hamatsuga Japan  0.5m
08 Aug 2018 20:00:00 Tokawacho Japan  0.5m
08 Aug 2018 20:00:00 Inuwaka Japan  0.5m
08 Aug 2018 21:00:00 Taiyo Japan  0.4m
08 Aug 2018 21:00:00 Dainigorisawa Japan  0.4m
08 Aug 2018 22:00:00 Hokota Japan  0.4m
08 Aug 2018 22:00:00 Otake Japan  0.4m
08 Aug 2018 22:00:00 Katsuori Japan  0.4m
08 Aug 2018 22:00:00 Noda Japan  0.4m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Shirane Japan  0.4m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Toyooka Japan  0.4m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Kuji Japan  0.4m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Mizuki Japan  0.4m
08 Aug 2018 22:00:00 Natsumi Japan  0.4m
08 Aug 2018 22:00:00 Kamigama Japan  0.4m
08 Aug 2018 23:00:00 Nagasuna Japan  0.4m
08 Aug 2018 23:00:00 Nakaminato Japan  0.4m
08 Aug 2018 17:00:00 Ichinomiya Japan  0.4m
09 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Ogitsu Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Tomobe Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Kawaziri Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Kawajiri Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Hama Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Narusawa Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Moto-Kawarago Japan  0.3m
08 Aug 2018 22:00:00 Ogushi Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Hitachi Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Tajirihama Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Kitakubo Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Ono-Yasashi Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Yunami Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Kubota Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Ueda Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Terashita Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Hirakata Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 02:00:00 Aratame Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 02:00:00 Shimo-Takaku Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 02:00:00 Toyoma Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Kisara Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Isohara Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Shuku Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 02:00:00 Ena Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 03:00:00 Naraha Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 03:00:00 Kami-Asamigawa Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 03:00:00 Ide Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 03:00:00 Shimo-Kitabo Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Namie Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Soeno Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 02:00:00 Onahama Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 02:00:00 Ohahama Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 02:00:00 Omori Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Onaba Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Kiyohashi Japan  0.3m
08 Aug 2018 17:00:00 Katakai Japan  0.3m
08 Aug 2018 17:00:00 Hasunuma Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Odaka Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Sakamoto Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Komagamine Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Iso Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Nakumura Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Tsurishi Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Tachiya Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Haragama Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Umekawa Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Isobe Japan  0.3m
09 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Obama Japan  0.3m
08 Aug 2018 19:00:00 Asahi Yokaichiba Japan  0.2m
08 Aug 2018 16:00:00 Ohara Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Takahira Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Minami-Ibi Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 03:00:00 Arayashik Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 03:00:00 Yotsukura Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 03:00:00 Kami-Shigeoka Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 03:00:00 Tomioka Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 03:00:00 Oragahama Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Yamashita Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Yokoyama Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Kayahama Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Tanebe Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Futaba Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 03:00:00 Bogoya Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Goi Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Kasano Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Hanagama Japan  0.2m
08 Aug 2018 17:00:00 Katsuura Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Shibamachi Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 02:00:00 Sumiyoshi Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Warabi Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Kaikomba Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Arahama Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Kabasaki Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Sangenchaya Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Ninokura Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Watari Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Hayakawa Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Kashima Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Shimo-Masuda Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Ainokama Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Kita-Kama Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Fujitsuka Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Anegasaki Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Ido Japan  0.2m
10 Aug 2018 03:00:00 Fushiko-tobuto Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Fukanuma Japan  0.2m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Ko Japan  0.2m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Tateyama Japan  0.2m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Olo Japan  0.2m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Kokubu Japan  0.2m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Kimitsu Japan  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 02:00:00 Odaito Japan  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 02:00:00 Tokotan Japan  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 02:00:00 Bekkai Japan  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 02:00:00 Svetloye Japan  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 02:00:00 Tomoshiri Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Kisarazu Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Tago Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Niida Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Shinhama Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Wada-Shinden Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Gamo Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Shobudahama Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Kamogawa Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Shiogama Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Uenodai Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Futtso Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Kembutsu Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Konuma Japan  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 05:00:00 Nishi-wada Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Kawasaki Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Golanda Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Tokyo Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Funabashi Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Chiba Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Fugiwara Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Nemoto Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Kanamaru Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Hongo Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Hara Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Shiramazu Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Okawa Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Seto Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Shirako Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Chikura Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Wada Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Umenomiya-Jutaku Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Schiogama Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Takaki Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Tsukihama Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Hamaichi Japan  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Onirusu Russia  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Golovnino Russia  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Ruchi Russia  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Protochnaya Russia  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Churuigenya Japan  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Kumbetsu Japan  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Rukushibetsu Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Ono Japan  0.1m
09 Aug 2018 04:00:00 Takagi Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Kubo Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 18:00:00 Sunosaki Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 19:00:00 Katsuyama Japan  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 05:00:00 Nemuro Japan  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 02:00:00 Hikiushi Japan  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 03:00:00 Moshirikeshi Russia  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 03:00:00 Zeikomae Russia  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 03:00:00 Nassafu Japan  0.1m
10 Aug 2018 01:00:00 Shibetsu Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 19:00:00 Yokosuka Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 19:00:00 Hayama Japan  0.1m
08 Aug 2018 19:00:00 Misaki Japan  0.1m

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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