Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for MARIA-18
in China, Japan

Event summary

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

Name: MARIA-18
Glide number: TC-2018-000110-CHN
From - To 02 Jul - 11 Jul
Exposed countries: China, Japan
Exposed population: 25.4 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 259 km/h, Category 5
Maximum storm surge: 2.5 m (11 Jul 01:00 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Medium (CHN)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 1287 | About casualties: 42 | Last hour: 0

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Sat, 14 Jul 2018 20:54:00 +0200.

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MIL-OSI USA: 2017 Hurricane After-Action Report: The Full Story
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 19:56:00 +0200.

Source: US Federal Emergency Management Agency. WASHINGTON – The objective of the After-Action Report is to identify the challenges FEMA faced as a result of three catastrophic hurricanes and California’s wildfires and makes transformationa
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14 juillet 2018: revivez le défilé militaire sur les Champs-Élysées
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 13:03:00 +0200.

14 JUILLET - Retour à la normale. Un an après une fête nationale scrutée aux quatre coins du monde du fait de la participation de Donald Trump , la France revient en 2018 à une parade militaire plus classique. Après la descente des à 10h, E
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Supplies removed right before storm
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 12:34:00 +0200.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s warehouse on Puerto Rico was full of supplies for an event just like Hurricane Maria: a quarter-million meals, 190,000 gallons of water, 4,422 cots and 13,272 tarps. But a new report says FEMA offic
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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 (60), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),