Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for LUBAN-18
in Yemen

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000518
Name LUBAN-18
From - To 08 Oct - 14 Oct
Exposed countries Yemen
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 139 km/h, Category 1
Maximum storm surge 0.3 m (13 Oct 01:00 UTC)
Vulnerability High (Yemen)

GDACS Score

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  Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS 139 km/h 0.3 m n.a. 0.5
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 97 | About casualties: 16 | Last hour: 0

UN says cyclone hitting Yemen leaving 'extensive damage'Wed, 17 Oct 2018 08:14:00 +0200.

A tropical storm has battered eastern Yemen, with three days of heavy rainfall and flooding injuring dozens of people, destroying property and killing livestock, Yemeni officials and the United Nations said Tuesday. They said that around 70
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Storm kills three in Oman, YemenWed, 17 Oct 2018 01:29:00 +0200.

At least three people have been killed and 33 injured by flash flooding in Yemen and neighbouring Oman caused by Tropical Storm Luban, the UN and local authorities have said. Mahra province in the far east of Yemen and the neighbouring Dhof
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Tropical storm kills 3 in Oman, YemenTue, 16 Oct 2018 21:37:00 +0200.

ADEN: At least three people have been killed and 33 injured by flash flooding in Yemen and neighboring Oman caused by Tropical Storm Luban, the UN and local authorities have said. Mahra province in the far east of Yemen and the neighboring
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Tropical storm lashes eastern Yemen, injures dozensTue, 16 Oct 2018 19:44:00 +0200.

SANNA, Yemen (AP) — A tropical storm has battered eastern Yemen, with three days of heavy rainfall and flooding injuring dozens of people, destroying property and killing livestock, Yemeni officials and the United Nations said Tuesday. The
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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: JRC (61), (2), DesInventar (1), BOM (1), JTWC (1), NASA (1), NOAA (2), OCHA (1), TRMM (1), Unisys (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),