St Vincent and the Grenadines experienced high winds and heavy rains, which resulted in significant damage across the island, especially on the windward side and in the Northwest of the island. 600 houses have been damaged and around 14 destroyed, and 163 people (46 families) are lacking adequate shelter in Bruceville and Vieus Fort. Seven government buildings are damaged and eight schools have been badly damaged.
Tropical Cyclone Giri strengthened into catetory 4 storm over the Northeast Indian Ocean as it approaches the west coast of Myanmar. Landfall of Giri on the coast of Myanmar is forecasted to happen, at or near Ramree Island. The site of likely landfall lies between Chittagong, Bangladesh and the Myanmar capital, Yangon (or Rangoon). Major impact on local population is expected.
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Typhoon Megi made landfall as a category 5 typhoon on 18 October.2010. Based on NDRRMC report number 9, a total of 39,847 families (215,037) persons have been affected in 99 municipalities and 9 cities in 22 provinces.