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14 Jan 2019 description

INDONESIA

Following the earthquake at the end of September 2018, some 133,631 people remain displaced across Central Sulawesi. While thousands more left the province or found refuge with host families, increasing numbers of these people are returning to Central Sulawesi. The Governor of Central Sulawesi has extended the emergency transition to recovery phase in the province until 23 February. The total funding needed for rehabilitation and reconstruction stands at IDR 22.8 trillion (US$1.6 billion).

13 Jan 2019 description

BANGKOK, 8th January 2019 (NNT) - A disaster relief caravan of vehicles has been dispatched from Bangkok to the southern region to aid victims of Tropical Storm Pabuk.

The caravan carrying relief supplies, assembled at the Department of Social Development and Welfare in Bangkok, before beginning its journey south. In addition to household necessities, the vehicles carry portable toilets, suitable for people with disabilities as well as for those who have lost their homes.

10 Jan 2019 description

By Omar H. Amach

BANGKOK, 10 December 2019 – Early warning and early action helped ensure that tropical storm Pabuk, which struck the southern region of Thailand last week from 3 to 5 January, passed with limited loss of life. The storm, however, caused high economic losses and considerable damage to critical infrastructure, including schools and hospitals.

08 Jan 2019 description

Tropical cyclone PABUK made landfall in the Nakhon Si Thammarat province on 4 January. As of 8 January at 8.00 UTC, four people have reportedly been killed, approximately 700 000 evacuated and at least 2 000 homes damaged.

08 Jan 2019 description
report Government of India

Yesterday’s cyclonic storm “PABUK” moved west-northwestwards and weakened into a deep depression over Andaman Sea around same noon. Moving further west-northwestwards, it crossed Andaman Islands as a deep depression with a wind speed of 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph near latitude 11.6°N and longitude 92.7°E, close to south of Port Blair during late evening (1830 and 2030 hours IST) of yesterday, the 6th January, 2019.

08 Jan 2019 description
report Khaosod English

By Jintamas Saksornchai, Staff Reporter

BANGKOK — The first tropical storm to hit the south in decades killed at least four people and left over 3 billion baht of destruction in its wake.

Officials credit the evacuation of roughly 700,000 people in eight provinces for minimizing the human toll of Tropical Storm Pabuk, which battered Thailand’s southern coasts this past weekend. The death toll for now stands at four after a missing fisherman’s body was found Sunday on a beach of Pattani province.

07 Jan 2019 description

THAILAND

Tropical Storm Pabuk made landfall in southern Thailand on 4 January, bringing widespread and torrential rainfall affecting 720,885 people and damaging farmland and houses in 16 provinces. Provincial authorities are leading the relief operation with support from national government, Thai Red Cross and local NGOs.

720,880 people affected

PACIFIC

07 Jan 2019 description
report Bangkok Post

King gives survival kits, PM visits South

Survival kits and other aid for storm and flood victims have started to roll in to hundreds of communities and farms affected by Tropical Storm Pabuk, as Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha makes a trip to the South to lead the recovery effort.

The assistance came after pictures from Nakhon Si Thammarat and its surrounding provinces showed the extent of the damage from the storm, which claimed the lives of several people, not to mention rare dolphins.

06 Jan 2019 description
  • Tropical Storm PABUK has now passed over Thailand and is moving north northwest towards the Andaman Islands (India), where landfall as a deep depression is expected around 13:00 (UTC) today, 6 January.

  • Thai authorities (Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation) now report that 34 089 people were evacuated as a precaution to Tropical Storm PABUK, with eight southern provinces affected and almost 2 000 houses damaged. Media reports that three deaths have occurred.

06 Jan 2019 description
report Bangkok Post

Tropical storm Pabuk, which weakened after lashing eight southern provinces, has claimed three lives and forced thousands of people out of their homes.

Pabuk caused heavy downpours, high waves and gusty winds in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Pattani, Surat Thani, Songkhla, Chumphon, Yala, Phatthalung and Narathiwat provinces on Friday, Chaiyapol Titisak director-general of the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) said on Saturday.

06 Jan 2019 description
report Government of India

Yesterday’s cyclonic storm “PABUK” over Gulf of Thailand and adjoining areas moved west-northwestwards and emerged into Andaman Sea in the morning (0830 hrs IST) of today, theth January, 2019. It lay centered at 0830 hours IST of today, the 5th January near latitude 9.1°N and longitude 98.1°E, about 650 km east-southeast of Port Blair. It is very likely to move westnorthwestwards for some more time. Thereafter, it is very likely to move northwestwards and cross Andaman Islands around evening/night of 06th January as a cyclonic storm with a wind speed of 70-80 kmph gusting to 90 kmph.

06 Jan 2019 description

Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 07:00

Cyclonic Storm

According to the observations at (06:30)hrs M.S.T today, the Cyclonic Storm "Pabuk" over the Andaman Sea is centred at about (235) miles South-Southeast of Coco Island, (330) miles South-Southeast of Hainggyikyun (Myanmar) and (150) miles Southeast of Port Blair (India). The present stage of the Cyclonic Storm "Pabuk" is coded yellow stage.

Position of Cyclonic Storm, center pressure and wind

06 Jan 2019 description
report Government of India

Yesterday’s cyclonic storm “PABUK” over Andaman Sea moved west-northwestwards and lay centered at 0830 hours IST of today, the 06 th January, 2019 over the same region near latitude 11.1°N and longitude 94.6°E, about 210 km east-southeast of Port Blair. Due to unfavourable conditions, the system is very likely to weaken into a deep depression during next 06 hours and further into a depression during subsequent 12 hours.

05 Jan 2019 description

4 Jan 2019

BANGKOK, 4th January 2019, (NNT) - All branches of the military will provide assistance to residents being affected by tropical storm Pabuk .

Supreme Commander General Pornpipat Benyasri has instructed the disaster mitigation center of the military in each affected province to set up mobile rescue units and closely follow the progress of the storm. He told the military personnel to be prepared to help the local residents to evacuate and provide medical services when they need.

05 Jan 2019 description

As wind and rain lash Thailand, Thai Red Cross is stepping up its response to Tropical Storm Pabuk. The storm—Thailand’s worst in decades—made landfall the evening of January 4. Over two days, 16 provinces along the coastal areas of the Gulf of Thailand are expected to see heavy downpours, strong waves, wind, and possible flash floods and mudslides.

7.8 million people live in Tropical Storm Pabuk’s path.

05 Jan 2019 description
  • Tropical storm Pabuk made landfall on 4 January at 05.45 UTC in the province of Nakhon Si Thammarat in Thailand, causing damage to houses and infrastructure, leaving up to 200 000 persons without electricity.
  • Thai authorities reported one dead and one missing person.
  • 30 000 persons had to be relocated into evacuation centres across southern provinces.
  • On 5 January, TC Pabuk was downgraded into a tropical depression as it moved into the Andaman Sea.
05 Jan 2019 description
report Bangkok Post

Thousands flee homes as mega storm strikes

Tropical Storm Pabuk made landfall along the southern coast yesterday, unleashing torrential rain that drove thousands of people from their homes, left hospitals flooded and felled electricity poles.

Local authorities said the economic losses could reach 5 billion baht.