Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for CHABA-22
in China

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000891
Name CHABA-22
From - To 29 Jun - 02 Jul
Exposed countries China
Exposed population 11.1 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 139 km/h Category 1
Maximum storm surge 1.5 m (02 Jul 09:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (China)

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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS JTWC 93 km/h n.a. n.a. 1.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
GFS 115 km/h 1.7 m 483 mm 0.5
ECMWF 94 km/h 1.5 m 527 mm 0.5
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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China - Tropical storm CHABA (ECHO 30 Jun 2022)Thu, 30 Jun 2022 12:13

  • The new Tropical Storm CHABA formed on 29 June over the South China Sea, and it is moving north-westwards.
  • On 30 June at 0.00 UTC, its centre was located about 270 km south-west of Parcel Islands, and 620 km south-west of the eastern coast of Hainan Island (southern China), with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h. 
  • CHABA is forecast to strengthen as it moves north-westwards over the South China Sea. It is expected to reach Hainan and make landfall in an area north-east of the island in the early morning of 2 July, with maximum sustained winds up to 110 km/h. 
  • From 1 July, heavy rainfall and strong winds are forecast over southern China, particularly over Hainan and Guangdong Province.
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