Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for TORAJI-13
in Japan

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone TORAJI-13 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

Name TORAJI-13
From - To 02 Sep - 04 Sep
Exposed countries Japan
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 93 km/h, Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge n.a.
Vulnerability Low (Japan)


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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 93 km/h n.a. n.a. 0.5
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 10 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

More twisters touch down in KantoWed, 04 Sep 2013 16:21:00 +0200.

Unstable atmospheric conditions extending across the country, including from the first typhoon to directly hit Kyushu in six years, spawned destructive tornados in the Kanto ...
UPDATE2: Typhoon weakens after landing on Japan's southwest, causes he ... Wed, 04 Sep 2013 11:20:00 +0200.

A typhoon that made landfall on southwestern Japan early Wednesday weakened to an extratropical depression during the morning, but is causing heavy rain that is anticipated to spread across a wide area of the country through Thursday. Typho
Torrential rain warnings issued as typhoon makes landfall in KyushuWed, 04 Sep 2013 07:05:00 +0200.

Typhoon Toraji made landfall on the southern edge of Kyushu early Wednesday and was expected to march northeast, prompting storm warnings chiefly for the southern ...
Tropical storm Toraji is forecast to strike Japan at about 06:00 GMT o ... Tue, 03 Sep 2013 10:31:00 +0200.

Data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Center suggest that the point of landfall will be near 31.3 N, 130.2 E. Toraji is expected to bring 1-minute maximum sustained winds to the region of around 83 km/h (51 mph).

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 (79), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),