Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for SAOLA-17
in Japan

Event summary

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

Name: SAOLA-17
From - To 19 Oct - 29 Oct
Exposed countries: Japan
Exposed population: No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 139 km/h, Category 1
Maximum storm surge: 0.6 m (28 Oct 03:00 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Low (JPN)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 21 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

NASA Sees Extra-tropical Storm Saola Moving by Japan
Tue, 31 Oct 2017 17:17:00 +0100.

Former Tropical Storm Saola transitioned into an extra-tropical storm on Oct. 29 as it tracked southeast of the big island of Japan. NASA's Terra Satellite captured a visible image of the storm after it moved north of Hokkaido, Japan on Oct
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Tokyo hit by second tropical cyclone in a week
Sun, 29 Oct 2017 17:47:00 +0100.

A week ago, Typhoon Lan made landfall on Japan's main island of Honshu and was driven across Tokyo. It was a major typhoon, one of the biggest on record, but was weakening before it reached Japan's capital. Now another tropical cyclone is b
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Typhoon Saola brings heavy rain in southern Japan
Sun, 29 Oct 2017 13:42:00 +0100.

Typhoon Saola barrelled towards Japan's southernmost Okinawa island chain on Saturday bringing heavy rain as authorities issued a warning for strong winds and landslides. The storm came less than a week after Typhoon Lan left five dead, one
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Japan Typhoon Saola
Sun, 29 Oct 2017 09:05:00 +0100.

Κύπρος και Λίβανος θα εργαστούν για αναβάθμιση και ενίσχυση των διμερών τους σχέσεων Συνολικά 33 μετανάστες που εισήλθαν παράνομα στην Πύλα συνελήφθηκαν από την Αστυνομία Ισχύει η χειμερινή ώρα από τα ξημερώματα της Κυριακής Με τέσσερις αγώ
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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),