Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for EWINIAR-24
in Philippines, Japan

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone EWINIAR-24 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1001063
From - To 24 May - 31 May
Exposed countries Philippines, Japan
Exposed population 30 thousand in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 176 km/h Category 2
Maximum storm surge 0.4 m (26 May 01:00 UTC)
Vulnerability Medium (Philippines)


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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS JTWC 83 km/h 0.4 m n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 94 km/h n.a. 421 mm 0.5
GFS 137 km/h 0.6 m 470 mm 0.5
ECMWF 79 km/h 3.4 m 321 mm 0.5
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Philippines - Tropical storm EWINIAR (ECHO 27 May 2024)Mon, 27 May 2024 10:44

  • A new tropical cyclone named EWINIAR ("Aghon" in the Philippines) formed over the southern Philippine Sea on 24 May and started moving north-west toward central Philippines. It passed over Visayas Islands and southern Luzon Island on 25-26 May as a tropical cyclone. On 27 May at 0.00 UTC its centre was located over the Philippine Sea, just east of the coast of central Luzon, with maximum sustained winds of 167 km/h.
  • ADINET reports, as of 27 May, more than 5,300 displaced people and a total of 19,373 affected people across the Philippines. On the forecast track it is expected to continue moving northeastward offshore on 28-31 May, strenghtening, toward southern Japan, but remaining far off the coast of Japan.
  • Over the next 48 hours, heavy rainfall, strong winds and storm surge are forecasted over Visayas Islands and Luzon Island.
Philippines, Japan - Tropical storm EWINIAR, update (ECHO 29 May 2024)Wed, 29 May 2024 09:42

  • Tropical cyclone EWINIAR ("Aghon" in the Philippines) continued northeastward over the northern Philippine Sea, east of the Ryukyu Islands, southern Japan on 28 May, with maximum sustained winds of 139 km/h. On 29 May at 6.00 UTC, EWINIAR's centre was located over the sea approximately 600 km south of the Kyushu Island, southern Japan, with maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h.
  • Its passage over central and central-northern Philippines resulted in casualties and damage. Media reports, as of 29 May, seven fatalities, of which six in Quezon, Calabarzon region and one more in Misamis Oriental, Northern Mindanao region. In addition, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Disaster Response Operations and Monitoring Information Centre (DROMIC) reports approximately 19,500 displaced people (of which 15,175 in 192 evacuation centres) and more than 51,000 affected people across nine regions.
  • EWINIAR is expected to dwindle into a tropical storm on 29-31 May, remaining well off the coast of southern and central Japan. 
  • Over the next 24 hours, heavy rainfall and strong winds and are still forecasted over central and northern Philippines, and the Ryukyu Islands and Kyushu Island in Japan. 
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'Aghon' leaves Phl with P81-M agri damage2024-05-31T14:04+0200.

Typhoon Aghon (international name: Ewiniar) has left the Philippines with damages and losses to its agriculture sector estimated to be more than P81 million. According to the Department of Agriculture (DA), the total volume of crop loss due
Typhoon Ewiniar causes heavy losses in Philippines2024-05-31T07:41+0200.

(KPL/VNA) Typhoon Ewiniar caused damage of more than 21 million PHP (368,430 USD) to the agriculture sector in the Philippines, the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) reported on May 30. Typhoon Ewiniar swept throu
Les dommages aux infrastructures dus à Aghon dépassent 365 millions de ... 2024-05-31T06:57+0200.

Par: Zacarian Sarao – il y a 59 minutes. PHOTO DE DOSSIER : Un acacia vieux de plus de 100 ans devant la basilique mineure et la paroisse Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Taytay, Rizal, est tombé sur une voiture le 26 mai 2024, alors que la messe dom
NDRRMC: Infrastructure damage due to Typhoon Aghon tops P365 million2024-05-31T05:53+0200.

FILE PHOTO: A more than 100 years old Acacia tree in front of the Minor Basilica and Parish of St. John the Baptist in Taytay, Rizal, fell on a car on May 26, 2024, while Sunday Mass was being held inside the church. According to a statemen

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