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South China Sea

RAMMASUN-14 (China)

Se the GDACS event page for more details.

This cyclone also triggered a surge event in the Philippines.

Typhoon Durian (2006)

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Typhoon Haiyan (Vietnam)

This page is for the secondary surge from Haiyan, along the Vietnamese coast. For the main surge in the Philippines, see here.

Satellite data are available in the eSurge database.

Cyclone Krosa (2013)

Cyclone Krosa is currently active in the Western Pacific, heading towards the Philippines and southern China. 

Tropical Cyclone Nari

Tropical cylcone Nari hit Vietnam on 14th October 2013, killing at least 5 and causing widespread devastation. Prior to that it made landfall in Aurora province, Philippines on 11th October, causing heavy damage through winds and rain.

Cyclone Usagi

Typhoon Usagi (*) - the most powerful storm of 2013 so far - hit the chinese coast on 22/9/2013. Although initially forecast to hit Hong Kong, the city was mostly spared by a last minute change of direction, but other parts of the chinese coast were badly hit.

At time of writing (23/9/13) it is not clear what the actual storm surge was.

Utor 2013

Typhoon Utor (also named Typhoon Labuyo by the Philippines) occurred in the South China Sea in August 2013. It caused severe damage in the Philippines, and was forecast to cause a storm surge of over 2m in china.

Meteorological history

Typhoon Soulik (2013)

A storm surge of up to 2m was predicted by GDACS for the Chinese coast (see GDACS storm surge report).