Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for USAGI-18
in Viet Nam

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000531
Name USAGI-18
From - To 18 Nov - 25 Nov
Exposed countries Viet Nam
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 130 km/h, Category 1
Maximum storm surge 0.9 m (23 Nov 13:00 UTC)
Vulnerability High (Vietnam)


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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 130 km/h 0.9 m n.a. 1.5
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 33 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

Feed aggregatorWed, 28 Nov 2018 11:53:00 +0100.

Internal forced displacement caused by intercommunal violence, armed groups' activities and military operations is on the rise in Central and Northern Mali, mainly in the regions of Segou, Mopti, Timbuktu, Gao and Menaka. Since the beginnin
Health ministry calls for sanitation after stormWed, 28 Nov 2018 08:12:00 +0100.

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Health on Monday requested health departments in the provinces affected by Typhoon Usagi to ensure clean water supplies and prevent disease outbreaks. In a letter to health departments in the provinces o
HCM City repairs damage caused by Typhoon UsagiWed, 28 Nov 2018 06:46:00 +0100.

Authorities in HCM City and the neighbouring provinces of Binh Duong, Long An, and Ba Ria-Vung Tau on Sunday began cleaning up streets, repairing damage, and pumping water out of schools and basements. The Southern Power Corporation of the
Le Vietnam prêt à faire face au typhon USAGIWed, 28 Nov 2018 04:07:00 +0100.

Nguyên Truong Son, directeur adjoint du Département général de prévention et de lutte contre les catastrophes naturelles, a demandé que tous les travaux soient terminés avant 16h00, ce samedi 24 novembre. Il a aussi insisté sur le suivi des

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