Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for GAJA-18
in India

Event summary

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

Name: GAJA-18
From - To 10 Nov - 18 Nov
Exposed countries: India
Exposed population: 8.4 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 139 km/h, Category 1
Maximum storm surge: 0.8 m (15 Nov 21:00 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: High (India)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 43 | About casualties: 16 | Last hour: 0

Toll in Cyclone Gaja at 45, says Edappadi Palaniswami; Tamil Nadu CM u ...
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 16:41:00 +0100.

Salem: The toll in Cyclone Gaja has touched 45, Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said on Sunday and appealed to leaders of all political parties to take part in the relief activities. He said the relief operations were under
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Cyclone Gaja toll rises to 45
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 14:05:00 +0100.

The toll in cyclone Gaja has touched 45, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami said on November 18 and appealed to leaders of all political parties to take part in the relief activities. He said the relief operations were going
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Cyclone Gaja death toll rises to 45, Tamil Nadu CM asks all leaders to ...
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 13:50:00 +0100.

Salem: The toll in cyclone Gaja has touched 45, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said on Sunday and appealed to leaders of all political parties to take part in the relief activities. He said the relief operations were going on a war
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Cyclone Gaja toll rises to 45, Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami asks all le ...
Sun, 18 Nov 2018 13:46:00 +0100.

The toll in cyclone Gaja has touched 45, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said on Sunday and appealed to leaders of all political parties to take part in the relief activities. He said the relief operations were going on a war footin
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (61), (2), DesInventar (4), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),