Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for MANGKHUT-18
in China, Philippines, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000498
Name MANGKHUT-18
Glide number: TC-2018-000152-CHN
From - To 07 Sep - 16 Sep
Exposed countries China, Philippines, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands
Exposed population 61.1 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 287 km/h, Category 5
Maximum storm surge 2.7 m (16 Sep 09:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (China)

GDACS Score

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  Wind Storm surge GDACS score
GDACS 287 km/h 2.7 m 1.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 826 | About casualties: 108 | Last hour: 0

New landslide kills 10, buries houses in PhilippinesThu, 20 Sep 2018 11:53:00 +0200.

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A massive landslide buried dozens of homes near a central Philippine mountain Thursday, killing at least 10 people and sending rescuers scrambling to find survivors after some sent cellphone text messages pleading
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BMKG warns of heavy rains, high waves as Typhoon Mangkhut endsThu, 20 Sep 2018 11:52:00 +0200.

The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has warned the residents of 17 provinces across the country to be wary of potential heavy rains in the regions. The agency’s meteorology deputy, Mulyono R. Prabowo, said in a stateme
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SE Asia Six killed, dozens missing in new Philippine landslideThu, 20 Sep 2018 11:52:00 +0200.

Six people were killed and dozens are missing after a landslide unleashed by monsoon rains struck in the central Philippines Thursday, inflicting more misery on the already storm-battered nation. The new tragedy comes just days after 2018's
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Philippine : Massive landslide buried dozens of homesThu, 20 Sep 2018 11:44:00 +0200.

Massive landslide buries dozens of homes in Philippines. A massive landslide buried dozens of homes near a central Philippine mountain Thursday, killing at least 10 people and sending rescuers scrambling to find survivors after some sent ce
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMSR (4), UNOSAT (1), JRC (129), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), ECMWF (10), HWRF (4), GFS (4), INFORM (2),