Overall Red alert Flood
in China

Event summary

This flood can have a high humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1100113
Death: 163
Displaced: 2528000
Countries: China
From - To 31 Jul - 20 Aug

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 40 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

4th LD: China issues red alert for Typhoon LekimaFri, 09 Aug 2019 16:19:00 +0200.

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- China's National Meteorological Center issued a top-level red alert for Typhoon Lekima on Friday morning, as it is expected to make landfall in the coastal areas of eastern Zhejiang Province Saturday. At 8 a.m.,
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China upgrades emergency response for Typhoon LekimaFri, 09 Aug 2019 16:13:00 +0200.

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- China has upgraded the emergency response to the upcoming Typhoon Lekima due to its strong intensity and potential impact. The State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters Friday afternoon lifted the respo
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China On Red Alert As Typhoon NearsFri, 09 Aug 2019 13:47:00 +0200.

Chinese authorities have declared a red alert as a powerful typhoon heads towards the eastern coast. Typhoon Lekima is currently battering Taiwan with winds of more than 190km/h (120mph) and is due to make landfall in China’s Zhejiang provi
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China on red alert as Typhoon Lekima bears down on east coastFri, 09 Aug 2019 11:00:00 +0200.

NNA - Chinese authorities have declared a red alert as a powerful typhoon heads towards the eastern coast. Typhoon Lekima is currently battering Taiwan with winds of more than 190km/h (120mph) and is due to make landfall in China's Zhejiang
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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