Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for DUJUAN-15
in Japan, China

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone DUJUAN-15 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000217
Name DUJUAN-15
From - To 21 Sep - 29 Sep
Exposed countries Japan, China
Exposed population 1 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 241 km/h Category 4
Maximum storm surge 2.4 m (29 Sep 01:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (Japan)

GDACS Score

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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 241 km/h 2.4 m n.a. 2.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
GFS n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
ECMWF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 192 | About casualties: 13 | Last hour: 0

Typhoon Dujuan wrecks havoc in TaiwanFri, 02 Oct 2015 16:56:00 +0200.

With powerful winds and heavy rain, Typhoon Dujuan struck Taiwan on Sept. 28. It killed at least three people, injured more than 300 and caused heavy damage. Hundreds of flights were canceled. High Speed Rail and train services were suspend
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Typhoon Mujigae set to hit China: officialsFri, 02 Oct 2015 16:37:00 +0200.

Typhoon Mujigae, the 22nd typhoon of the year, is expected to hit China’s eastern coastal region of Hainan or the western Guangdong province on Sunday, Chinese Met department has warned. The storm packed with strong winds of the speed of 64
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Typhoon Mujigae set to hit China: officialsFri, 02 Oct 2015 15:54:00 +0200.

Typhoon Mujigae, the 22nd typhoon of the year, is expected to hit China’s eastern coastal region of Hainan or the western Guangdong province on Sunday, Chinese Met department has warned. The storm packed with strong winds of the speed of 64
...(more)
Water shortages persist in Taiwan district after super typhoonFri, 02 Oct 2015 05:01:00 +0200.

TAIPEI, Taiwan - In a plight described by some as "unseen in three decades," residents of New Taipei City's Shengkeng District are still living with water shortages, three days after Typhoon Dujuan hit Taiwan. The Taipei Water Department (T
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (44), (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),