DFO 2003-177

Flooding: 07/23/03 - 07/25/03

Southern China - Typhoon Imbudo

Guangdong, Guangxi and Hainan

Detailed Locations:
South China -
Guangdong Province - cities: Yangjiang, Luoding, Zhanjiang, Maoming
Guangxi Province -
Northern Hainan Island - Haikou, Wenshan.

Guangxi - Nanliu

Typhoon Imbudo brings heavy rains and high tides to southern China. 30,000 were evacuated from Yangjiang in advance of landfall of the typhoon. 4,500 houses destroyed in Yangjiang city, which suffered 560 million yuan in damages. Record rainfall on northern Hainan Island. "Many cities in Guangdong and on Hainan island were flooded by Imbudo while dykes, reservoirs and houses were destroyed"

Dead: 6 Displaced: 30,000 Damages: no data Affected Region ( sq km): 39,470 Severity Class* : 1 Flood Magnitude**: 2.2 MODIS flood inundation limit file names***:
July 22 - 24 - TRMM data showing Typhoon Imbudo approaching the southern China and delivering heavy rains.
July 22, 2003 July 23, 2003 July 24, 2003



Map preparation and image analysis: Elaine Anderson

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