Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for SOULIK-18
in Japan

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000489
Name SOULIK-18
From - To 15 Aug - 24 Aug
Exposed countries Japan
Exposed population 60 thousand in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 194 km/h, Category 3
Maximum storm surge 1.7 m (23 Aug 12:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Low (Japan)


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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 194 km/h 1.7 m n.a. 1.5
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Latest media headlines

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Downpour dumps 450mm of rain on southwestern regions [PHOTOS]Tue, 28 Aug 2018 08:38:00 +0200.

Heavy downpours flooded homes, roads and farmland in central and southern South Korea on Tuesday, adding to the woes of regions already battered by a typhoon last week. Up to 455 millimeters of rain fell in South Jeolla Province in the coun
NASA map shows huge particle clouds over Earth 7:38 p.m. UTC Aug 27, 2 ... Tue, 28 Aug 2018 04:30:00 +0200.

There's something in the air: From sources such as wildfires, car emissions and, yes, even feces, tiny particles fly into our bodies with nearly every breath. That reminder comes courtesy of NASA, whose Earth Observatory offered a stunning
NASA's 'aerosol Earth' reveals a true picture of the planet Daily MailTue, 28 Aug 2018 02:00:00 +0200.

A stunning new map from NASA plots the millions of unseen particles swirling throughout the skies. Aerosols are all around us. A stunning new map from NASA plots the millions of unseen particles swirling throughout the skies, showing everyt

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Daily Maps:

21/Aug/2018 04:56 UTC

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),