Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for NESAT-22
in Viet Nam, China, Laos, Cambodia, Philippines

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone NESAT-22 can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000937
Name NESAT-22
Glide number: TC-2022-000339-VNM
From - To 14 Oct - 20 Oct
Exposed countries Viet Nam, China, Laos, Cambodia, Philippines
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 167 km/h Category 2
Maximum storm surge 1.1 m (18 Oct 18:00 UTC)
Vulnerability High (Cambodia)

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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS JTWC 46 km/h 1.1 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 194 km/h 1.2 m 1065 mm 0.5
GFS 144 km/h 1.1 m 805 mm 0.5
ECMWF 140 km/h 1.2 m 804 mm 0.5
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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China, Vietnam - Tropical Cyclone NESAT (ECHO 17 Oct 2022)Mon, 17 Oct 2022 09:05

  • The newly formed Tropical Cyclone NESAT is moving westwards over the South China Sea and on 17 October at 0.00 UTC its center was located about 370 km south-east of Hong-Kong and about 600 km east of Hainan Island (China), with maximum sustained winds of 148 km/h.
  • NESAT is forecast to continue moving westwards over the South China Sea and pass south of Hainan on 19-20 October. After that, it is expected to downgrade to a tropical storm and make landfall over northern Vietnam between 21-22 October. 
  • On 17-18 October, moderate rainfall is forecast over coastal areas of China in the South China Sea, while moderate to heavy rainfall is expected over Hainan on 18-20 October.
China, Vietnam - Tropical Storm NESAT, update (ECHO 19 Oct 2022)Wed, 19 Oct 2022 08:56

  • Tropical Storm NESAT is moving westwards over the South China Sea, and on 19 October at 0.00 UTC its centre was located about 170 km south-east from the southern coast of Hainan Island (southern China), and about 400 km east from the central coast of Vietnam, with maximum sustained winds of 102 km/h. 
  • NESAT is forecast to gradually weaken as it first passes south of Hainan on 19-20 October, and then reaches the coast of central Vietnam on the evening of 20 October, as a tropical depression.
  • Central Vietnam has already been impacted by heavy rainfall related to the passage of Tropical Storm SONCA on 14-15 October, resulting in at least one fatality and more than 37,000 displaced people.  Floods, landslides, and river overflow  have been reported across central Provinces.
  • On 19-20 October, moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast over Hainan and the Leizhou Peninsula in southern China, while moderate to heavy rainfall and thunderstorms are expected over central and central-northern Vietnam.
NESAT-22 - EC/ECHO daily mapWed, 19 Oct 2022 17:33

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Latest media headlines

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City may face another cyclone this weekend2022-10-21T03:01+0200.

A developing meteorological depression system will likely enter the South China Sea from the east of the Philippines this weekend, according to the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau’s (SMG) forecast. The bureau highlighted that a low-pr
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Cagayan braces for third storm in over a week2022-10-20T23:07+0200.

TUGUEGARAO CITY — The weather bureau hoisted Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal No. 1 over the northeastern portion of mainland Cagayan and the island province of Batanes on Thursday due to Tropical Depression Obet, the third weather disturbance
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Tropical Depression Obet slightly accelerates, set to bring heavy rain2022-10-20T19:28+0200.

MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Depression Obet slightly accelerated on Thursday evening, October 20, while heading west southwest over the Philippine Sea. In a briefing past 11 pm on Thursday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and As
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Philippines – Rains Trigger Deadly Landslide in Northern Mindanao2022-10-20T16:59+0200.

At least 5 people have died after a landslide in Northern Mindanao Region of the Philippines . Earlier heavy rain brought by Typhoon Nesat (known as Neneng in the Philippines) caused flooding and landslides in northern regions of the countr
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (39), (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),