Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for KROSA-13
in Philippines

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone KROSA-13 can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

Name KROSA-13
From - To 29 Oct - 04 Nov
Exposed countries Philippines
Exposed population 1 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 185 km/h, Category 3
Maximum storm surge 0.6 m (31 Oct 11:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (Philippines)


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  Wind Storm surge GDACS score
GDACS 185 km/h 0.6 m 1.5
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 74 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (78), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), ESURGE (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),