Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for TRAMI-18
in Japan

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000507
Name TRAMI-18
From - To 20 Sep - 30 Sep
Exposed countries Japan
Exposed population 92.3 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 259 km/h, Category 5
Maximum storm surge 2.2 m (30 Sep 13:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Low (Japan)

GDACS Score

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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 259 km/h 2.2 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 747 | About casualties: 84 | Last hour: 0

Le Japon se prépare à un nouveau typhonThu, 04 Oct 2018 11:34:00 +0200.

(Belga) Les îles japonaises du sud se préparent à l'arrivée de Kong-Rey, un nouveau typhon qui entraînera des vents violents et de fortes précipitations. Plus de 200 vols ont été annulés jeudi matin. L'institut météorologique japonais a mis
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Le Japon se prépare à un nouveau typhonThu, 04 Oct 2018 11:05:00 +0200.

Les îles japonaises du sud se préparent à l'arrivée de Kong-Rey, un nouveau typhon qui entraînera des vents violents et de fortes précipitations. Plus de 200 vols ont été annulés jeudi matin. L'institut météorologique japonais a mis en gar
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Over 200 flights cancelled in South Japan over approaching typhoonThu, 04 Oct 2018 07:38:00 +0200.

Over 200 domestic flights to and from the Japanese southernmost Okinawa prefecture were canceled due to the approaching large Typhoon Kong-rey, the second powerful storm to hit the area over a week, local mediareported on Thursday, Urdupoin
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Typhoon Kong-rey barrels toward JapanThu, 04 Oct 2018 07:31:00 +0200.

TOKYO: Japan is set to be hit by another tropical storm, the third of its kind in less than a month, authorities in the Pacific warned on Wednesday (Oct 3). According to a forecast by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), which is based
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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),