Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for JEBI-18
in Japan

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone JEBI-18 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000493
Name JEBI-18
From - To 27 Aug - 04 Sep
Exposed countries Japan
Exposed population 29.8 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 278 km/h, Category 5
Maximum storm surge 1.2 m (04 Sep 08:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Low (Japan)


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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 278 km/h 1.2 m n.a. 0.5
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 416 | About casualties: 47 | Last hour: 0

Emirates halts all flights to Osaka, JapanSat, 08 Sep 2018 10:36:00 +0200.

DUBAI, 3 days ago Dubai-based Emirates has suspended all flights to Osaka, Japan, after the strongest typhoon to have hit Japan in 25 years made landfall, said a report. The storm, which brought heavy rain and winds of up to 172kmph, has a
Séisme au Japon: le bilan s'alourdit à 30 mortsSat, 08 Sep 2018 09:57:00 +0200.

Les efforts se poursuivent à un rythme accéléré ce samedi, pour trouver des survivants au violent séisme qui a touché l'île d'Hokkaido. Le paysage de carte postale a été ravagé par des éboulements. Des personnes ensevelies sous des glisseme
Typhoon-hit Kansai airport partially resumes int'l flightsSat, 08 Sep 2018 09:14:00 +0200.

International flights at Kansai International Airport partially resumed Saturday following the closure of the main gateway to western Japan after a powerful typhoon hit the area earlier this week. The first flight -- operated by All Nippon
VIDÉO - Séisme au Japon : le bilan monte à 30 mortsSat, 08 Sep 2018 09:07:00 +0200.

Le bilan des victimes d'un puissant tremblement de terre qui a provoqué des glissements de terrain dans le nord du Japon s'est élevé à 30 morts samedi, alors que des dizaines de milliers de secouristes intensifient leurs efforts pour retrou

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (61), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),