Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for JELAWAT-12
in Japan

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone JELAWAT-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 6: (21 Sep 2012 22:44).

Name: JELAWAT-12
From - To 20 Sep - 30 Sep
Countries affected: Japan
Exposed population: No people affected in Cat.1 or higher
(wind speed> 118 km/h)
Maximum wind speed: 259 km/h,Category 5
Maximum storm surge: 0.7m (29 Sep 2012 00 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Low

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 170 | About casualties: 31 | Last hour: 0

Jelawat s’approche du JaponThu, 04 Oct 2012 17:03:00 +0200. Un typhon Jelawat s’approche des îles principales de l’archipel du Japon, après avoir touché les préfectures d’Okinawa et de Kagoshima samedi. Il avance maintenant à 45 kilomètres à l’heure selon l’agence météorologique du Japon. De grands
Young pianist Umi delighted to capture Osaka prizeWed, 03 Oct 2012 18:41:00 +0200. Notwithstanding the best efforts of Typhoon Jelawat, which swept over Osaka on Saturday night, the 13th Osaka International Music Competition was held over the weekend, with more than 800 musicians from around the world competing in 40 cate
Regardez l'actualitéWed, 03 Oct 2012 10:12:00 +0200. Le smoking, les sahariennes, les robes de mousseline etc: Hedi Slimane, figure mythique du milieu de la mode pour avoir révolutionné le vestiaire masculin, a enfin dévoilé sa vision de la femme pour Saint Laurent, dont il a remixé les codes
Typhoon heading towards Tokyo flips over car as it causes havoc across Japa ... Tue, 02 Oct 2012 08:50:00 +0200. Japan's Meteorological Agency said Typhoon Jelawat was expected to reach the Tokyo region Sunday night. It warned of torrential rain and strong wind gusts, urging residents to stay indoors.

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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),