Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for WIPHA-13
in Japan

Event summary

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

Name: WIPHA-13
From - To 11 Oct - 15 Oct
Exposed countries: Japan
Exposed population: 200 thousand in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 212 km/h, Category 4
Maximum storm surge: 0.4 m (15 Oct 22:00 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Low (JPN)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 515 | About casualties: 130 | Last hour: 0

Landslides from typhoon kill 29 islanders
Sat, 19 Oct 2013 16:34:00 +0200.

THE death toll from a typhoon that triggered massive landslides on a Japanese island has risen to 29, as islanders prepared for more severe weather.
Japan typhoon death toll rises to 29
Sat, 19 Oct 2013 16:04:00 +0200.

The death toll from a typhoon that triggered massive landslides on a Japanese island rose to 29 on Saturday, as officials advised residents to take shelter in anticipation of more heavy rain.
TOKYO—The death toll from a typhoon that triggered massive landslides ...
Sat, 19 Oct 2013 16:03:00 +0200.

TOKYO—The death toll from a typhoon that triggered massive landslides on a Japanese island rose to 29 on Saturday, as officials advised residents to take shelter in anticipation of more heavy rain. Around 1,200 troops, firefighters and poli
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Japan typhoon death toll rises to 29
Sat, 19 Oct 2013 15:27:00 +0200.

Tokyo: The death toll from a typhoon that triggered massive landslides on a Japanese island has risen to 29, as officials advised residents to take shelter in anticipation of more heavy rain.

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