Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for LAN-17
in Japan

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone LAN-17 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

Name: LAN-17
Glide number: TC-2017-000153-JPN
From - To 15 Oct - 23 Oct
Exposed countries: Japan
Exposed population: 6.2 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 250 km/h, Category 4
Maximum storm surge: 1.9 m (22 Oct 21:00 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Low (JPN)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 345 | About casualties: 84 | Last hour: 0

Stranded passengers on Shinkansen bullet train served out-of-date brea ...
Thu, 26 Oct 2017 15:17:00 +0200.

The stale bread was given to people travelling on the popular route from Tokyo to Osaka. Typhoon Lan caused havoc in Japan earlier this week, bringing torrential rain and storm conditions that caused a fire on one train due to a lightning s
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Inpex : Notice Concerning Impact of Typhoon Lan (PDF 123KB)
Thu, 26 Oct 2017 10:35:00 +0200.

Public Relations Group, Corporate Communications Unit. Akasaka Biz Tower, 5-3-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-6332 JAPAN. October 26, 2017 Notice Concerning Impact of Typhoon Lan. INPEX expresses its deepest sympathies to all those affected
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Typhoons cause food shortage on Daito Islands
Thu, 26 Oct 2017 07:26:00 +0200.

Because of typhoon Lan last weekend, supply ferries have not been able to enter Minami and Kita Daito Islands since Oct. 15th that has caused food shortages on the two islands. A plan to resume the ferry service on Saturday was cancelled be
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Iran offers sympathy to Japan over mammoth typhoon
Wed, 25 Oct 2017 15:22:00 +0200.

TEHRAN, Oct. 25 (MNA) – Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has expressed his sympathy over the recent destructive typhoon in Japan, which has killed and injured dozens of people. In a Wednesday statement, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram
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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), WMO (1), INFORM (2),