Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for NORU-17
in Japan

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone NORU-17 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 76: (08 Aug 2017 14:19).

Name: NORU-17
From - To 20 Jul - 08 Aug
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: 1.4m (07 Aug 2017 14 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Low

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 299 | About casualties: 43 | Last hour: 0

Tropical storm Noru batters Honshu bringing torrential rain
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 05:43:00 +0200.

A tropical storm is moving northeast along the coast of Japan’s main island of Honshu, bringing heavy rain to wide areas. Two people have died and over 50 others have been injured. The Ane River overflowed in Shiga Prefecture in the early h
China landslide kills 24 as typhoon lashes Japan
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 05:11:00 +0200.

BEIJING/TOKYO: A landslide triggered by heavy rain killed at least 24 people in China’s mountainous southwestern province of Sichuan on Tuesday, state media reported. Extreme weather this summer has triggered a series of landslides and floo
NASA Sees Typhoon Noru Over Southern Japan
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 04:50:00 +0200.

Typhoon Noru was moving over Honshu, Japan when NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead on August 7. Noru made landfall in the central prefecture of Wakayama early in the day. The Aqua satellite passed over Japan on August 7 at 12:25 a.m. EDT
Weather-related disasters are exponentially increasing
Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:53:00 +0200.

Weather-related disasters are exponentially increasing. In fact, two-thirds of Europe could be affected by an extreme weather event by 2100, according to a study published in the Lancet Planetary Health journal on 4 August. In the 72 hours

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (60), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),