Typhoon Haitang (2005)
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|Violent typhoon (JMA scale)|
|Category 5 super typhoon (SSHWS)|
|Formed||July 11, 2005|
|Dissipated||July 20, 2005|
|Highest winds||10-minute sustained: 195 km/h (120 mph) |
1-minute sustained: 260 km/h (160 mph)
|Lowest pressure||920 hPa (mbar); 27.17 inHg|
|Damage||$1.17 billion (2005 USD)|
|Areas affected||Ryūkyū Islands, Taiwan and China|
|Part of the 2005 Pacific typhoon season|
Typhoon Haitang, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Feria, was the first super typhoon of the 2005 season in the northwestern Pacific. It had winds up to 260 km/h (160 mph) at peak intensity, and caused over 18 serious injuries and 13 confirmed deaths in Taiwan and People's Republic of China. Damage totaled about $1.17 billion (2005 USD), most of which occurred in mainland China.
An estimated 15 million people were affected by the typhoon. A total of 2,151 homes were destroyed, 262.9 km (163.4 mi) of roads were washed out and several thousand power lines were downed by the storm Damage to infrastructure amounted to ¥8 billion (US$1.17 billion).
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- Timeline of the 2005 Pacific typhoon season
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- 新华网 (July 20, 2005). 温州受台风海棠重创受灾人口达441万 (in Chinese). 新浪网. Retrieved June 25, 2009.
- 河南报业网 (July 25, 2005). 台风海棠造成郑州损失3.49亿约15万人受灾 (in Chinese). 新浪网. Retrieved June 25, 2009.
- 都市快报 (July 22, 2005). 台风海棠造成浙江经济损失上升至72.2亿元 (in Chinese). 新浪网. Retrieved June 25, 2009.
- 第一财经日报 (July 21, 2005). 台风海棠造成福建浙江直接经济损失达80多亿 (in Chinese). 枣庄廉政信息网版权所有. Archived from the original on July 7, 2011. Retrieved June 25, 2009.
- JMA General Information of Typhoon Haitang (0505) from Digital Typhoon
- JMA Best Track Data of Typhoon Haitang (0505) (in Japanese)
- JMA Best Track Data (Graphics) of Typhoon Haitang (0505)
- JMA Best Track Data (Text)
- JTWC Best Track Data of Super Typhoon 05W (Haitang)
- 05W.HAITANG from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
- BBC news article (Taiwan)
- BBC news article (China)
- Reuters article[dead link]
- CBC article
- Guardian Unlimited
- Xinhua (China)