Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for LEKIMA-13

Event summary

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

Name LEKIMA-13
From - To 20 Oct - 26 Oct
Exposed countries Off-shore
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 269 km/h Category 5
Maximum storm surge
Vulnerability -- ()


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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
JRC 130 km/h 0 m n.a. 0.5
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.
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 29 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Japan wakes up to heavy rain and wind as Typhoons nearSun, 27 Oct 2013 06:56:00 +0100.

BEIJING, Oct. 27 (Xinhuanet) -- Typhoon Francisco has passed south of Japan, bringing heavy rain and winds. The powerful storm has forced hundreds to evacuate their homes. Japan’s Meteorological Agency has issued a special warning after it
Typhoon Francisco dumps payload over Shikoku; Kyushu in cross hairsFri, 25 Oct 2013 15:32:00 +0200.

Typhoon Francisco dumped torrential rain on Shikoku Friday as the Meteorological Agency issued warnings for mudslides and flooding from western to eastern Japan. The year's 27th ...

TOKYO: People on a storm-battered island in Japan took shelter on Friday, as another typhoon looked set to sideswipe the coast. Typhoon Francisco, packing winds of up to 160 kilometers per hour, was located east of the main Okinawan island
National › Izu Oshima residents take shelter as new storm loomsFri, 25 Oct 2013 13:19:00 +0200.

Residents on a storm-battered island in Japan took shelter Friday, as another typhoon -- one of two looming in the Pacific -- looked set to sideswipe the coast. "We have advised people in all areas of the island to prepare for evacuation,"

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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