Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for DOKSURI-17
in Viet Nam, Laos, Thailand

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone DOKSURI-17 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000400
Name DOKSURI-17
Glide number: TC-2017-000131-VNM
From - To 11 Sep - 15 Sep
Exposed countries Viet Nam, Laos, Thailand
Exposed population 1.8 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 176 km/h, Category 2
Maximum storm surge 1.6 m (15 Sep 06:00 UTC)
Vulnerability High (Vietnam)

GDACS Score

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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 176 km/h 1.6 m n.a. 1.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 178 km/h 1.5 m n.a. 1.5
GFS 130 km/h 2 m n.a. 0.5
ECMWF 64 km/h 1.3 m n.a. 0.5
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.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 357 | About casualties: 52 | Last hour: 0

Feed aggregatorTue, 19 Sep 2017 05:35:00 +0200.

Tropical Cyclone DOKSURI continued moving west over the South China Sea passing south of Hainan province (China), towards Vietnam. On 14 September at 18.00 UTC, it had max. sustained winds speed of 167 km/h and its centre was located approx
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Science & EnvironmentTue, 19 Sep 2017 05:10:00 +0200.

By John D. Harden Before most of the region has managed to clear moldy debris piled in the front yards of thousands of homes, Houston received the first significant rainfall since Hurricane Harvey last month slammed into ... SAN FRANCISCO
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Le Vietnam tient en haute estime les relations avec la ChineTue, 19 Sep 2017 05:06:00 +0200.

Le secrétaire général du Parti communiste du Vietnam (PCV) Nguyen Phu Trong a affirmé la position conséquente du Parti et de l’Etat du Vietnam de prendre en haute considération les relations avec la Chine et de les approfondir pour les inté
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Typhon Doksuri : aide de la Croix-Rouge vietnamienne pour les sinistré ... Tue, 19 Sep 2017 05:06:00 +0200.

Devant les lourds dégâts causés par le typhon Doksuri, le comité central de la Croix-Rouge vietnamienne a décidé d’accorder plus de 1,5 milliard de dongs, à titre d’urgence, aux populations sinistrées des provinces de Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

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Daily Maps:

13/Sep/2017 06:20 UTC

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (57), (2), DesInventar (1), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (1), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),