Severe Storm

Tropical Cyclone in Fiji

English

At least three people were believed dead after Cyclone Mick swept over Fiji's main island of Viti Levu, causing widespread flooding and damage, police said. Up to 700 people spent Monday night in evacuation centres due to flooding in low-lying areas.

Disaster Type: 

Country/Region: 

Name: 

Tropical Cyclone

GLIDEnumber: 

TC-2009-000258-FJI

Region: 

Fiji

Occurance Date: 

14/12/2009
activated

latitude: 

-17

longitude: 

179

Tropical Cyclone in Nicaragua

English

UN agencies are preparing for the response to the potential impact of Tropical Storm Ida (previously Tropical Depression 11).

Disaster Type: 

Country/Region: 

Name: 

Tropical Cyclone

GLIDEnumber: 

TC-2009-000232-NIC

Region: 

Nicaragua

Occurance Date: 

05/11/2009

Tropical Cyclone in Vietnam

English

Because influence of the storm Mirinae up from the night 2nd November, 2009 in the provinces of Central and Southern Highlands have heavy rain. Rainfall is common from 200 to 400mm, especially in Van Canh (Ha Thanh River basin, Binh Dinh Province) on 1000mm. In provinces from Thua Thien Hue to Phu Yen and Southern Highlands rainfall mainly concentrated in the night 2nd to noon on 3rd November; in Khanh Hoa and Ninh Thuan rain mainly concentrated in 3rd November. Flood caused 33 people killed, 754 homeless and 13354 affected.

Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Tropical Cyclone

GLIDEnumber: 

TC- 2009-000230-VNM

Region: 

Vietnam

Occurance Date: 

04/11/2009

Tropical Cyclone in Philippines

English

Powereful typhoon Mirinae (Santi) hit several provinces in the Philippines, dozens of houses in coastal areas were swept away, about 50 houses were also destroyed by strong winds.

Source: http://www.glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=18949.

Disaster Type: 

Country/Region: 

Name: 

Mirinae (Santi)

GLIDEnumber: 

TC-2009-000230-PHL

Region: 

Philippines

Occurance Date: 

31/10/2009

Tropical Cyclone in Philippines

English

The country prepared for the approaching Typhoon Lupit (locally known as Ramil), provoking serious concerns that an already battered population faces further hardships, including the threat of landslides and storm surges. The situation is exacerbated by the fact that the flooding caused by the two previous two typhoons has not receded, and current projections indicate that the soil has no more absorptive capacity with very limited possibilities for run-off.

Disaster Type: 

Country/Region: 

Name: 

Tropical Cyclone

GLIDEnumber: 

TC-2009-000225-PHL

Region: 

Philippines

Occurance Date: 

22/10/2009

Tropical Cyclone in Japan

English

On 8 October 2009, a strong typhoon 0918(Melor) has struck Japan, leaving a trail of damage across the centre of the country. As of 9 October, 4 people are reported killed and missing, 119 people injured, 3 houses totally destroyed, 19 houses half destroyed, 754 houses partially destroyed, 261 houses inundated above floor level and 1,140 houses inundatad below floor level.

Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Tropical Cyclone

GLIDEnumber: 

TC-2009-000221-JPN

Region: 

Japan

Occurance Date: 

08/10/2009

Tropical Cyclone in P Dem Rep Lao

English

Tropical Storm Ketsana hit Southern Laos on 30/09/2009 early morning, Causing Widespread Flooding in 3 Provinces of Southern of Lao PDR. Based on the first Provincial Report, There are around 12 District Affected. Currently PDMC are Collecting Damage Data.

Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Ketsana

GLIDEnumber: 

TC-2009-000215-LAO

Region: 

Lao P. Dem. Rep.

Occurance Date: 

30/09/2009

Tropical Cyclone in Cambodia

English

At least nine people have died in Kampong Thom province in central Cambodia due to Typhoon Ketsana on 30 September 2009.

Source: http://glidenumber.net/glide/public/search/details.jsp?glide=18917.

Disaster Type: 

Country/Region: 

Name: 

TC

GLIDEnumber: 

TC-2009-000205

Region: 

Cambodia

Occurance Date: 

02/10/2009

Typhoon Parma Alert

English

Typhoon Parma, 180 km (110 miles) northeast of the island of Catanduanes in the central Philippines, gaining strength as it headed west-northwest toward the Luzon mainland, bringing heavy rain. Expected to make landfall near the northeastern province of Isabela on Saturday. Philippines declared a nationwide state of calamity. Concerns about the effects of more rain on the relief work in already flooded areas.

Disaster Type: 

Country/Region: 

Name: 

Parma

GLIDEnumber: 

TC-2009-000214-PHL

Region: 

Philippines

Occurance Date: 

02/10/2009

Tropical Cyclone in Vietnam

English

A serious typhoon is approaching Vietnam and it is expected to hit central provinces this evening. After the impact that it had in Philippines and its current evolution, it is expected that livelihoods and cities from Quang Binh to Quang Nam provinces will be severely affected.

Source:UNDP Vietnam (29/09/2009)

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

Disaster Type: 

Name: 

Ketsana

GLIDEnumber: 

FL-2009-000207-VNM, TC-2009-000205-VNM

Region: 

Vietnam

Occurance Date: 

29/09/2009

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