Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for YUTU-18
in Philippines, Northern Mariana Islands

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000524
Name YUTU-18
From - To 21 Oct - 02 Nov
Exposed countries Philippines, Northern Mariana Islands
Exposed population 11 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 287 km/h, Category 5
Maximum storm surge 1.2 m (24 Oct 15:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (Northern Mariana Is.)


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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 287 km/h 1.2 m n.a. 2.5
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 991 | About casualties: 113 | Last hour: 0

Senators talk about CUC jobs, typhoon recovery effortsMon, 05 Nov 2018 15:12:00 +0100.

FILLING critical job positions at the Commonwealth Utilities Corp. was among the issues that the Senate discussed on Friday during a session held in the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. conference room. Sen. Paul A. Manglona said CUC should “s
Kilili asks governor to cooperate on typhoon appropriation requestsMon, 05 Nov 2018 15:12:00 +0100.

(Office of the CNMI Congressional Delegate) — U.S. Congressman Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan has asked Gov. Ralph Torres to cooperate with him putting together a joint request for special disaster assistance from the U.S. Congress. “The Ap
Lions Clubs International Foundation distributes relief goodsMon, 05 Nov 2018 15:12:00 +0100.

THE Lions Clubs International Foundation, through its six clubs on Saipan, distributed relief goods to typhoon victims on Sunday. Four-hundred families whose homes were damaged or destroyed by Typhoon Yutu received a total of $10,000 in rel
Over 100 patients visit Kagman health center since YutuMon, 05 Nov 2018 15:12:00 +0100.

THE Kagman Community Health Center has seen over 100 patients since Typhoon Yutu hit the island, KCHC Chief Executive Officer Vince Castro said. He said a significant number of patients complained of stomach or respiratory problems. “Since

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), INFORM (2),