Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for MUIFA-22
in China, Japan

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone MUIFA-22 can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000913
Name MUIFA-22
Glide number: TC-2022-000301-KOR
From - To 06 Sep - 16 Sep
Exposed countries China, Japan
Exposed population 30.5 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 213 km/h Category 4
Maximum storm surge 2.5 m (14 Sep 14:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (China)


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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS JTWC 46 km/h 2.5 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 223 km/h 3.3 m 1239 mm 2.5
GFS 176 km/h 2.2 m 717 mm 0.5
ECMWF 130 km/h 2.1 m 733 mm 0.5
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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MUIFA-22 - EC/ECHO daily mapTue, 13 Sep 2022 18:11

A new EC/ECHO daily map is now available
Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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Jan De Nul’s Next-Generation Jack-Up Breaks Loose at Shipyard During T ... 2022-09-19T20:50+0200.

The world’s tallest jack-up installation vessel under construction in China has sustained some damage after breaking loose during Typhoon Muifa, Jan De Nul confirmed in a statement.
Jack-Up Installation Vessel Voltaire Hit By Typhoon Muifa In China2022-09-19T18:52+0200.

On the night of 14 to 15 September 2022 the shipyard, where the jack-up installation vessel Voltaire is being built, was hit by typhoon Muifa in China. The eye of the typhoon passed over the shipyard, causing the vessel to come loose from i
Active Pacific storms unlikely to impact Thailand2022-09-19T17:12+0200.

The Meteorological Department recently provided an update on the three storms developing over the Pacific Ocean and the South China Sea, assuring that Thailand is not expected to be impacted. (Photo – Storm Nanmadol over Pacific Ocean from
Voltaire hit by typhoon Muifa2022-09-19T15:27+0200.

The eye of the typhoon passed over the Chinese shipyard where the vessel is currently constructed, causing it to come loose from its moorings. During the night of 14 to 15 September 2022 the shipyard, where jack-up installation vessel Volt

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: EC-JRC (40), (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),