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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for TALIM-17
in Japanfrom 08 Sep 2017 18:00 UTC to 13 Sep 2017 12:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 38: (18 Sep 2017 08:33).

  • Tropical Cyclone Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 222 km/h)
  • from 08 Sep 2017 18:00 UTC to 13 Sep 2017 12:00 UTC
  • Population affected by Category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0
  • inserted at 18 Sep 2017 04:22:55 UTC
  • Vulnerability: Low

Extreme Rain

Potential rainfall is calculated based on rainfall observed by several microwave satellite sensors.

The image shows the total rainfall accumulation associated with the cyclone.

Storm surge

The maximum Storm surge height is  1.4m in Taipingzha, China. This height is estimated for 15 Sep 2017 14:00:00.


Known identifiers for this event: WP202017 (JTWCid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 349 | About casualties: 23 | Last hour: 0

Typhoon Talim: at least two dead as storm sweeps Japan

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 05:01:00 +0200euronews-en (en)

At least two people have been [[killed]] and three others are missing after a powerful storm hit Japan over the weekend. Typhoon Talim made landfall on Sunday, battering the country’s southern most islands, with winds of around 160 kilometres per hour. Nearly 40 other people were injured by the bad weather.

Typhoon Talim rumbles through Hokkaido after leaving two dead in Shikoku

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:23:00 +0200japantimes (en)

Powerful Typhoon Talim made landfall Monday in Hokkaido after heavy rain and a mudslide [[killed]] two people on Shikoku the previous day. Three men are missing in Kochi and Oita prefectures after the typhoon, the 18th of the year, swept across west Japan, dumping torrential rain and causing rivers to flood.

Two dead, three missing as typhoon Talim rips through Japan

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:57:00 +0200expressindia (en)

A powerful typhoon ripped through the Japanese archipelago today, leaving two people dead and three others missing, officials and news reports said. Typhoon Talim made landfall yesterday in Kyushu, the southernmost of Japan’s four main islands, packing winds of up to 162 kilometres (105 miles) per hour, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (165), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (3), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), ECMWF (4), HWRF (1), GFS (1), INFORM (2),

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