Overall Orange alert Flood
in China, Philippines, Taiwan

Event summary

This flood can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1101085
Glide number: FL-2021-000083-CHN
Death: 17
Displaced: 378455
Countries: China, Philippines, Taiwan
From - To 06 Sep - 13 Sep

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Typhoon Chanthu, Philippines, Taiwan, China, September 2021Typhoon Chanthu (known a Kiko in the Philippines) affected areas of Region 1, Region 2, Region 3, CAR in the Philippines from around 11 September. 5,049 people were pre-emptively evacuated in Region 2 and 63 in Region 1. A total of 11,145 people were affected. Heavy rain from the storm caused 44 incidents of flooding in Pampanga Province and 4 rain-triggered landslides in La Union Province, NDRRMC reported. Chanthu was downgraded to a category 3 storm as it moved over Taiwan 12 September, bringing heavy rainfall and strong winds.  About 2,600 people living in landslide risk areas near Hualien have been evacuated. About 26,000 homes were without electricity. On 13 September media reported 330,000 people evacuated and schools, airports, and seaports were closed in Shanghai ahead of Typhoon Chanthu’s landfall.Tue 14 Sep 2021FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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UK capital could be moved from London due to risk of intense floods, s ... 2021-09-16T22:34+0200.

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Chanthu to produce days of tropical rainfall, raise flood risk in Sout ... 2021-09-16T02:48+0200.

After losing wind intensity and spinning just off the coast of China over the East China Sea for the last few days, AccuWeather forecasters say Chanthu is set to continue its long-lasting journey and impact portions of South Korea and Japan
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Close your eyes and drop your finger on a world map — nearly any place you land has faced a climate catastrophe this summer. No region has been spared the devastation of record-breaking extreme weather events. The security impacts have been
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Orange flood alert in China, Philippines, Taiwan2021-09-15T18:58+0200.

Typhoon Chanthu, Philippines, Taiwan, China, September 2021 Typhoon Chanthu (known a Kiko in the Philippines) affected areas of Region 1, Region 2, Region 3, CAR in the Philippines from around 11 September. 5,049 people were pre-emptively e
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),