Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for LEEPI-18
in Korea, Republic of, Japan

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000484
Name LEEPI-18
From - To 11 Aug - 15 Aug
Exposed countries Korea, Republic of, Japan
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 120 km/h, Category 1
Maximum storm surge 0.5 m (14 Aug 23:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Low (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 120 km/h 0.5 m n.a. 0.5
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 12 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Typhoon Soulik alert for Korean PeninsulaSun, 19 Aug 2018 16:57:00 +0200.

Typhoon Soulik is expected to pass through the Korean Peninsula as early as Wednesday, bringing with it a chilling respite to the draught-stricken land but also the potential for storm damage. If Soulik lands in Korea as forecast, it will b
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Relief as storm Bebinca weakens, Vietnam remains on alertFri, 17 Aug 2018 07:39:00 +0200.

Fishermen in Sam Son, Thanh Hoa Province, push fishing boats offshore to avoid damage from storm Bebinca. Photo by VnExpress/Le Hoang Typhoon Bebinca weakened into a tropical depression en route to Vietnam’s central region on Friday mornin
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Feed aggregatorFri, 17 Aug 2018 05:12:00 +0200.

Tropical Cyclone LEEPI, continued moving north-west toward Kyushu island (Japan) as a Tropical depression and strengthening. On 14 August at 0.00 UTC its centre was located over the sea approximately 530 km south-east of Miyazaki city (Kyus
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Feed aggregatorWed, 15 Aug 2018 05:02:00 +0200.

Tropical Cyclone LEEPI, continued moving north-west toward Kyushu island (Japan) as a Tropical depression and strengthening. On 14 August at 0.00 UTC its centre was located over the sea approximately 530 km south-east of Miyazaki city (Kyus
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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),