Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for SANBA-18
in Philippines, Palau

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone SANBA-18 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

Name: SANBA-18
From - To 08 Feb - 15 Feb
Exposed countries: Philippines, Palau
Exposed population: No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 83 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge: 0.4 m (13 Feb 07:00 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Medium (Philippines)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 67 | About casualties: 22 | Last hour: 0

NASA Finds Strongest Storms in Weakening Tropical Cyclone Sanba
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:55:00 +0100.

Infrared data from NASA's Terra satellite found the area of strongest storms in weakening Tropical Cyclone Sanba when it was over the island of Palawan. Infrared light provides valuable temperature data to forecasters and cloud top temperat
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Philippines storm death roll rises to 9
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:40:00 +0100.

Manila - The death toll from a tropical storm that struck the Philippines has risen to nine, officials said on Wednesday, as some of the thousands of displaced residents returned home with floods receding. Landslides and flash floods brough
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Philippines storm death roll rises to nine
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:31:00 +0100.

MANILA: The death toll from a tropical storm that struck the Philippines has risen to nine, officials said on Wednesday (Feb 14), as some of the thousands of displaced residents returned home with floods receding. Landslides and flash flood
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Philippines storm death roll rises to nine
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:50:00 +0100.

Residents walk through flooded rice fields in Cantilan, Surigao Del Sur province, Philippines February 13, 2018 in this still image obtained from social media video. — Reuters pic MANILA, Feb 14 — The death toll from a tropical storm that s
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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),