Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for PHAILIN-13
in India

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 40489
Name PHAILIN-13
From - To 09 Oct - 12 Oct
Exposed countries India
Exposed population 5.2 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 259 km/h, Category 5
Maximum storm surge 1.1 m (12 Oct 16:00 UTC)
Vulnerability High (India)

GDACS Score

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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 259 km/h 1.1 m n.a. 2.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (79), (2), DesInventar (4), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),