Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for MICHAEL-18
in United States, Cuba

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone MICHAEL-18 can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

Name: MICHAEL-18
From - To 06 Oct - 12 Oct
Exposed countries: United States, Cuba
Exposed population: 1.4 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed: 231 km/h, Category 4
Maximum storm surge: 2.3 m (10 Oct 18:00 UTC)
Vulnerability of affected countries: Low (CUB)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 1536 | About casualties: 118 | Last hour: 0

Donald Trump constate les dégâts de l'ouragan Michael en Floride
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 21:09:00 +0200.

Donald Trump se rend en Floride et en Géorgie, près d'une semaine après le passage de l'ouragan Michael qui a durement touché ces deux Etats du sud du pays où des milliers d'habitants tentent de survivre sans eau courante ni électricité. L
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Hurricane Michael latest: Number of missing in hard-hit Mexico Beach d ...
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 21:09:00 +0200.

NOAA/Twitter (MEXICO BEACH, Fla.) — Five days after Hurricane Michael roared into the Florida Panhandle, decimating the seaside community of Mexico Beach, rescuers appear to have some good news — just three people remain missing in the city
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Trump calls hurricane destruction in Florida town 'very tough'
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 21:08:00 +0200.

By Steve Holland. LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump surveyed the damage from Hurricane Michael and met with survivors on Monday, saying food and housing were the top priorities for those hit in Florida's storm-ravaged
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Thousands Of Floridians Could Be Without Electricity 'For Weeks' After ...
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 21:07:00 +0200.

When Hurricane Michael smashed into the Florida Panhandle last week, the deadly storm wreaked havoc on some of the in the state. Almost half a million Floridians were left without power, and thousands without proper shelter and running wate
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMSR (2), JRC (61), (2), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),