Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for KONG-REY-18
in Japan, Russian Federation, Korea, Democratic People's Republic of, Korea, Republic of, China, Guam

Event summary

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

Name: KONG-REY-18
From - To 28 Sep - 06 Oct
Exposed countries: Japan, Russian Federation, Korea, Democratic People's Republic of, Korea, Republic of, China, Guam
Exposed population: No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 259 km/h, Category 5
Maximum storm surge: 1.2 m (05 Oct 23:00 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: High (North Korea)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 87 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

As Indonesia Reels from the Earthquake and Tsunami, Experts Warn of Mo ...
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:36:00 +0200.

4:24 AM EDT. Eli Meixler Indonesia is facing a long and painful recovery from the devastating earthquake and tidal wave of two weeks ago, but scientists say that this latest calamity could simply be a warning of more deadly and destructive
...(more)
The impact: Rising seas threaten reclaimed airports
Tue, 09 Oct 2018 09:13:00 +0200.

Airports take action against rising seas and storms. Global airport operators, faced with rising sea levels and more powerful storms as the climate changes, are starting to invest in measures including higher runways, seawalls and better dr
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Typhoon Mangkhut may have come and gone, but Hong Kong’s chief forecas ...
Sun, 07 Oct 2018 15:08:00 +0200.

. Hong Kong is still recovering from the most intense typhoon to hit since records began, but the city’s chief weatherman warned residents on Sunday to stay vigilant – storm season is not over yet. Peak tropical cyclone season may have pas
...(more)
Typhoon Mangkhut may have been and gone, but Hong Kong’s chief forecas ...
Sun, 07 Oct 2018 12:07:00 +0200.

. Hong Kong is still recovering from the most intense typhoon to hit since records began, but the city’s chief weatherman warned residents on Sunday to stay vigilant – storm season is not over yet. Peak tropical cyclone season may have pas
...(more)

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),