Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for USAGI-13
in China

Event summary

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

Name USAGI-13
From - To 17 Sep - 22 Sep
Exposed countries China
Exposed population 38.1 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 269 km/h, Category 5
Maximum storm surge 2 m (22 Sep 15:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (China)


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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 269 km/h 2 m n.a. 2.5
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 721 | About casualties: 124 | Last hour: 0

Typhoon Usagi kills 4 in China's HunanThu, 26 Sep 2013 05:00:00 +0200.

Four people were killed and 650,000 affected as typhoon Usagi's downpours swept central China's Hunan Province, said authorities on Wednesday. As of 7 p.m. Wednesday, about 39,000 residents of the province had been relocated due to rainstor
China: China bears the brunt after Typhoon Usagi leaves the Philippine ... Thu, 26 Sep 2013 02:32:00 +0200.

Source: IFRC Country: China, Philippines Over the past four days, Typhoon Usagi, one of the most powerful typhoons to strike the Asia Pacific this year, has brought heavy rains, flash floods and landslides to the Philippines and China, clai
Typhoon destroys templeThu, 26 Sep 2013 00:38:00 +0200.

People stand next to debris of a Buddhist temple under construction and damaged giant Buddha statues after Typhoon Usagi hit Jieshi township of Lufeng, Guangdong province, in China on Tuesday.
Typhoon UsagiWed, 25 Sep 2013 22:15:00 +0200.

Passengers whose travel plans were affected by Typhoon Usagi wait at airline counters at Hong Kong's international airport, Sept. 23, 2013. Passengers look at an information board which shows nearly all departure flights were cancelled, in

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (78), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), ESURGE (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),