Overall Green alert Flood
in Japan

Event summary

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

GDACS ID FL 1100191
Death: 3
Displaced: -
Countries: Japan
From - To 08 Sep - 10 Sep


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Tropical Cyclone Faxai, Japan, September 2019Tropical Cyclone Faxai made landfall near Chiba City, east of Tokyo, Japan, on 08 September. Powerful winds caused major damages in parts of Kanagawa, Shizuoka, Chiba and Tokyo prefectures. Media reported 3 fatalities, including 1 in Tokyo, 1 in Otaki Town (Chiba Prefecture) and 1 in Kanagawa Prefecture. Fifty people have been injured. Around 930,000 households experienced power outages.

Much of the damage caused by Faxai was a result of the strong winds, although some heavy rain was reported, resulting in urban flooding in Tokyo and other areas. Storm surge flooded port areas in Yokohama.
Sun 8 Sep 2019FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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