Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for GUCHOL-12
in Japan

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone GUCHOL-12 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Maximum sustained wind speed and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on advisory number 5: (12 Jun 2012 05:17).

Name: GUCHOL-12
From - To 12 Jun - 19 Jun
Countries affected: Japan
Exposed population: No people affected in Cat.1 or higher
(wind speed> 118 km/h)
Maximum wind speed: 241 km/h,Category 4
Maximum storm surge: 1.3m (19 Jun 2012 13 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Low

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 152 | About casualties: 9 | Last hour: 0

Fukushima Plant Faces Typhoon Summer With Added Tornado ThreatFri, 22 Jun 2012 08:54:00 +0200. ’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant faces its second typhoon season since the March 11 disaster last year, raising the risk of further radiation leaks if storms thrash exposed pools of uranium fuel rods or tanks holding contaminated water.
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Japan zoo hunts squirrels that fled in typhoonFri, 22 Jun 2012 07:34:00 +0200. Zookeepers in Japan were Thursday hunting a group of squirrels that made a break for freedom under cover of a powerful typhoon, AFP reported. About 30 of the bushy-tailed creatures ...
National › Tokyo zoo hunts squirrels that fled during typhoonFri, 22 Jun 2012 01:19:00 +0200. Zookeepers in Tokyo were Thursday hunting a group of squirrels that made a break for freedom under cover of a powerful typhoon. About 30 of the bushy-tailed creatures saw their chance when typhoon Guchol felled a tree near their enclosure a
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Japan zoo hunts squirrels that fled in typhoonThu, 21 Jun 2012 19:25:00 +0200. Zookeepers in Japan were Thursday hunting a group of squirrels that made a break for freedom under cover of a powerful typhoon. About 30 of the bushy-tailed creatures saw their chance when typhoon Guchol felled a tree near their enclosure a
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (77), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),