Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for DANAS-19
in Korea, Republic of, Korea, Democratic People's Republic of, Japan, China, Philippines

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone DANAS-19 can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000573
Name DANAS-19
From - To 16 Jul - 20 Jul
Exposed countries Korea, Republic of, Korea, Democratic People's Republic of, Japan, China, Philippines
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 93 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 1.6 m (18 Jul 18:00 UTC)
Vulnerability High (North Korea)

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+ Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 93 km/h 1.6 m n.a. 1.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 112 km/h 0.8 m 0 mm 0.5
GFS 115 km/h 1 m 0 mm 0.5
ECMWF 83 km/h 0.7 m 0 mm 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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Philippines, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea - Tropical Cyclone DANAS update (ECHO 19 Jul 2019)Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:02

  • Tropical Cyclone DANAS' centre was located approximately 290 km south-east of Shanghai (China) and 680 km south-west of Kagoshima City (Japan) on 19 July at 0.00 UTC, with maximum sustained winds of 74 km/h.
  • It is expected to make landfall on 20 July over south-west South Korea (20 km north of Gunsan), with maximum sustained winds up to 55 km/h.
  • 2,000 people are reportedly affected and 800 displaced in Cordillera Administrative Region, Ilocos and Cagayan Valley (Philippines). Several houses have been damaged and destroyed in Ilocos Norte and Apayao.
  • For the next 24 hours, heavy rainfall with strong winds is forecast over South Korea while modearate to heavy rain is expected over eastern China, northern and eastern Taiwan, northern Luzon Island (Philippines) and western islands in Okinawa Prefecture.
  • A warning for high waves remains in effect over the western islands in Okinawa Prefecture.
Philippines, Taiwan, Japan - Tropical Cyclone DANAS update (ECHO 18 Jul 2019)Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:01

  • Tropical Cyclone DANAS continues north in the Philippine Sea, along the eastern coast of Taiwan, approaching Yaeyama Islands (Okinawa Prefecture, Japan).
  • On 18 July at 0.00 UTC, its centre was located approximately 80 km south-east of Hateruma Shima Island (Japan) and 260 km east of Hualien City (eastern Taiwan) with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h (equivalent to a tropical storm). It is forecast to strengthen, passing over Ishigaki Island (Japan)on the morning of 18 July.
  • Moderate to heavy rainfall with strong winds will continue to affect northern Luzon Island (Philippines), eastern Taiwan and southern islands in Okinawa Prefecture.
  • A warning for high waves and storm surge has been issued for coastal areas of the western islands in Okinawa Prefecture and for high waves on the east coast of Taiwan. Severe and extreme flood warnings are in effect for northern Luzon island (Philippines).
Philippines, Taiwan - Tropical Cyclone DANAS (ECHO 17 Jul 2019)Wed, 17 Jul 2019 13:06

  • Tropical Cyclone DANAS formed on 16 July over the western Philippine Sea, moving north of Luzon Island (Philippines), approaching Taiwan. On 17 July at 0.00 UTC, its centre was located approximately 160 km east of Baggao City (Cagayan Province, north-east Philippines) with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h (equivalent to a tropical storm).
  • Over the next 36 hours, it is forecast to strengthen and continue moving north, passing east of Taiwan.
  • At least 2,000 people have been reportedly evacuated from the east coast of Taiwan and there are transport disruptions.
  • Moderate to heavy rainfall with strong winds is forecast for northern Luzon, Batans and Babuyan islands (Philippines) and the east coast of Taiwan over the next 24 hours.
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