Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for YAGI-18
in China, Japan

Event summary

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

GDACS ID TC 1000481
Name YAGI-18
From - To 06 Aug - 12 Aug
Exposed countries China, Japan
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 102 km/h Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge 1.3 m (12 Aug 17:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (China)


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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS JTWC 74 km/h 1.8 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 114 km/h 1.2 m n.a. 0.5
GFS 86 km/h 0.6 m n.a. 0.5
ECMWF 64 km/h 1 m n.a. 0.5
Maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge and rainfall) using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 120 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Qingdao touchée par de fortes vagues amenées par le typhon YagiWed, 15 Aug 2018 07:44:00 +0200.

De grosses vagues, causées par le typhon Yagi, atteignent la plage de la ville de Qingdao, dans la province du Shandong (est de la Chine), le 14 août 2018.
Typhoon Yagi hits Qingdao, east China's ShandongWed, 15 Aug 2018 05:51:00 +0200.

Photo taken on Aug. 14, 2018 shows waves caused by the influence of Typhoon Yagi in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province. (Xinhua/Wang Haibin) People enjoy themselves in waves caused by the influence of Typhoon Yagi in Qingdao, east Chin
Feed aggregatorWed, 15 Aug 2018 05:02:00 +0200.

Tropical Cyclone LEEPI, continued moving north-west toward Kyushu island (Japan) as a Tropical depression and strengthening. On 14 August at 0.00 UTC its centre was located over the sea approximately 530 km south-east of Miyazaki city (Kyus
Floods stop quarrying operations in RizalWed, 15 Aug 2018 04:29:00 +0200.

Manila: As a result of the massive flooding in Marikina City and surrounding areas, the environment department has ordered an immediate stop in quarrying operations in the hinterland areas of Rizal province. Marikina City was among the area

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 (38), (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),