Typhoon Haitang (2005)
||This article needs to be updated. (September 2016)|
|Typhoon (JMA scale)|
|Category 5 (Saffir–Simpson scale)|
|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||$1.1 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 255 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 $1.1 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).
In addition, statistics show that the province of Fujian 06,300 houses collapsed, 17,700 damaged; crops affected area of 107,160 hectares, 37,240 hectares disaster area, total destruction of an area of 13,170 hectares, a reduction in 49,000 tons of food, aquatic products loss of breeding area of 08,360 hectares, 64,400 tons; 1028 production of industrial and mining enterprises, roads interrupted 50 times, the destruction of 187.02 kilometers roadbed; damage to the transmission, communications line 359.75 kilometers; 305 damaged embankments, 44.85 kilometers, levee breach 19 Department, 1.4 km, damaged embankment, irrigation facilities in 1348, damaged locks, hydrological stations, electrical and mechanical pumping station, Station 238, 110 destroyed.
Flood Control and Drought Prevention Headquarters from Zhejiang Province, show that, as of 16:00 yesterday afternoon, Zhejiang province tolls in direct economic losses amounting to 5.46 billion yuan. Direct loss of water conservancy facilities in which 582 million yuan, transportation and communications facilities direct loss power 1.81 billion yuan, agricultural 1.92 billion yuan in direct economic losses. Economic losses mainly concentrated in the Wenzhou region, accounting for the loss of local loss of more than 70% of the total.
Flood Control and Drought Relief headquarters in Zhejiang Province, deputy director of the Office of Yao-wei on that by the typhoon, southern Zhejiang and other places persistent heavy rainfall, Wenzhou Yongjia, Yueqing water and other cities and towns, townships, etc. Cangnan Town flooded water, water, the deepest water of Town more than 4 meters deep.
Yao Wei said on, according to Flood Control and Drought Prevention Headquarters of Zhejiang cities reported preliminary summary statistics of the disaster, a total of four City Zhejiang 26 counties (cities), 465 villages and towns affected 6.092 million people, the collapse of housing 5710.Crops affected 183,220 hectares of farmland, destroyed an area of 45,400 hectares, 62,769 industrial and mining production, interrupted Highway 447, 598.2 kilometers roadbed damage, 522.7 kilometers of transmission line damage, damage to communication lines 408.7 kilometers, or damage to beware of 1112, 203.0 kilometers, levee breach 653, 46.6 kilometers, 60 small hydropower stations. At present, there are more than 700 people trapped inside, casualties need to enter a verification.
- List of tropical cyclones
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- JMA General Information of Typhoon Haitang (0505) from Digital Typhoon
- JMA Best Track Data of Typhoon Haitang (0505) (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
- CBC article
- Guardian Unlimited
- Xinhua (China)