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Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for DOKSURI-17
in Viet Nam, Laos, Thailandfrom 11 Sep 2017 18:00 UTC to 13 Sep 2017 12:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 15: (16 Sep 2017 02:03).

  • Tropical Cyclone Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 167 km/h)
  • from 11 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 1.755 million
  • inserted at 15 Sep 2017 07:50:40 UTC
  • Vulnerability: High

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  1.6m in Con Soi, Vietnam. This height is estimated for 15 Sep 2017 06:00:00.


(Created: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 06:20:00 +02:00)

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Known identifiers for this event: WP212017 (JTWCid) TC-2017-000131-VNM (glide)

Latest media headlines

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

Typhon Doksuri : aide de la Croix-Rouge vietnamienne pour les sinistrés du Centre

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 05:06:00 +0200vnanet-fr (fr)

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 Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri et de Thua Thien-Hue.

Typhoon Doksuri slams into central Vietnam with winds, rains

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 02:48:00 +0200wn (en)

Bangkok, Sep 16 (IANS) At least three persons were [[killed]] and more than 100,000 houses damaged as Typhoon Doksuri battered central Vietnam, the authorities said on Saturday. The typhoon, which entered the country with winds of 135 km per hour and heavy rainfall, left three dead in Thua Thien-Hue, Ha....

NASA Sees Typhoon Doksuri Making Landfall in Vietnam

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:47:00 +0200sciencenewsline (en)

NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of Typhoon Doksuri as it made landfall in eastern Vietnam in the Ha Tinh province. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Typhoon Doksuri as it was making landfall in northeastern Vietnam on Sept.

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Data, images, links, services and documents

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