Hurricane Jimena threatening south Baja California, Mexican Gov. issued sit rep and declared ORANGE alert for south Baja California, begun evacuations of populations in areas at risk, set up temporary shelters; Governor of Baja California declared state of emergency, requested help from government agencies.
Heavy rainfall on 9-11 August due to the typhoon 0909(Etau) has caused mud slide and flood in Kinki, Chugoku, Shikoku, Kyusyu districts. As of 13 August, 27 people are reported killed and missing, 18 people injured, 10 houses totally destroyed, 7 houses half destroyed, 32 houses partially destroyed, 1,300 houses flooded above floor level and 3,353 houses flooded below floor level.
5 provinces in the southeast mainland China have been hit by Typhoon Morakot. As of August 11, Typhoon Morakot had killed 8 people on the Chinese mainland, forced some 1.57 million people to be relocated and damaged over 10,000 houses, caused direct economic losses 9.72 billion yuan (CHF 1.5 billion)
GDACS Red Alert issued. Up to 10.39 million people can be affected by wind speeds of hurricane strength or above. In addition, 1.06 million people are living in coastal areas below 5m and can therefore be affected by storm surge.