Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for KHANUN-17
in China

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone KHANUN-17 can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 5: (13 Oct 2017 09:10).

Name: KHANUN-17
From - To 12 Oct - 16 Oct
Countries affected: China
Exposed population: 5.1 million in Cat.1 or higher
(wind speed> 118 km/h)
Maximum wind speed: 167 km/h,Category 2
Maximum storm surge: 3.2m (15 Oct 2017 16 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Medium

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 117 | About casualties: 20 | Last hour: 0

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:38:00 +0200.

The massive truck blast of Saturday 14 October in Mogadishu, one of the worst the city has suffered in over a decade, has claimed more than 300 lives and left an estimated 300 people injured and in need of medical care, including humanitari
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Tropical depression kills at least 83 people in Vietnam
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:29:00 +0200.

Tropical Depression 23W was a relatively weak system but unleashed torrential rain over northern and central Vietnam, causing the country's worst flooding in decades. Nearly 50,000 houses across the region were flooded or destroyed. At leas
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Flood teams sent out as Shanghai gets drenching
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:06:00 +0200.

Due to the effect of typhoon Khanun as well as a cold front, Shanghai has been wet and damp for days. It was raining cats and dogs in Pudong's southern areas. From 8am Sunday to 7am yesterday, rainfall reached 104.5 millimeters in Luchao Po
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Philippines: NDRRMC Update Sitrep No. 05 re Preparedness Measures and ...
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:47:00 +0200.

I. Situation Overview. 11 October 2017. At 10:00 PM, the Low Pressure Area (LPA) Northeast of Borongon City, Eastern Samar has developed into a Tropical Depression and was named "ODETTE". It has maximum sustained winds of 45kph near the cen
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (60), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),