Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for FITOW-13
in China, Japan

Event summary

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

Name FITOW-13
From - To 30 Sep - 06 Oct
Exposed countries China, Japan
Exposed population 10.2 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 195 km/h Category 3
Maximum storm surge 1.9 m (06 Oct 19:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (China)


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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
JRC 101 km/h 1.9 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.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 506 | About casualties: 71 | Last hour: 0

On The Observers: Chinese villagers catch huge fish in flood watersThu, 10 Oct 2013 17:29:00 +0200.

When Typhoon Fitow pummelled eastern China two days ago, much of the water in a reservoir near the city of Huangyan was discharged to alleviate pressure from flooding. It turned out this water contained an abundance of fish, some of them en
Power, water being restored to east Chinese city after floodingThu, 10 Oct 2013 15:15:00 +0200.

YUYAO, China, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- The city of Yuyao, China, was recovering Thursday after experiencing massive flooding from Typhoon Fitow, authorities said.
CHINA - Wenzhou, churches open to shelter those fleeing typhoonsThu, 10 Oct 2013 13:57:00 +0200.

In recent days the devastating typhoon Fitow made landfall on the coast of Fujian and Zhejiang. The provincial capital has opened places of worship to give a shelter to the rural migrants and people living in coastal areas , "Thanks to the
Chinese city recovering from floodsThu, 10 Oct 2013 13:06:00 +0200.

Power supplies, transportation and communication are being restored in the city of Yuyao in East China's Zhejiang province that has experienced its most severe flooding in a century.

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 (46), (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),