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19 Oct 2018 description

Highlights
- Ongoing insecurity in Al Hudaydah limits humanitarian access, results in civilian casualties and infrastructure damage
- Deteriorating economic conditions contribute to worsening household vulnerability, civil unrest in Aden
- Tropical Cyclone Luban makes landfall in southeastern Yemen, results in at least three deaths

17 Oct 2018 description
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Situation Overview

Thousands of people have been displaced by Tropical Cyclone “Luban” that made landfall on the coast of Yemen on 14 October. Three people are confirmed dead, 14 missing and more than 100 injured according to the Al Maharah Emergency Operations Room.

The cyclone lost strength and has been downgraded to a Tropical Depression as of 15 October. In the last three days, several districts have been flooded following heavy rains, causing a significant number of houses to collapse.

17 Oct 2018 description
  • The passage of Tropical cyclone LUBAN from 8 to 14 October has caused flooding in the coastal district of Al Maharah Governorate in Yemen and in several areas of the border with Oman.
  • According to media reports, as of 17 October, three people died, 33 are injured and 2 000 families were affected in Al-Maharah (Yemen).
  • Over the next 24 hours, moderate to locally heavy rain over south-west Yemen and the coastal governorates may continue to affect the country, including the areas already flooded.
16 Oct 2018 description

Colombia

Heavy rains have caused widespread flooding since the beginning of October, affecting over 64,560 people in La Guajira department with the majority in Uribia municipality.

More than 90% of the population is indigenous and live in informal settlements. Flooding has led to crop damage and restricted access to food.

Waterborne disease are likely to spread as basic hygiene facilities are disrupted.

Urgent food, shelter and WASH needs have been reported.

15 Oct 2018 description

Sana’a, 15 October 2018 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund is dispatching emergency supplies to assist communities affected by Tropical Cyclone Luban that hit Socotra island and coastal areas of south-east Yemen on Sunday.

In the last 24 hours, nearly 500 families were displaced to schools and other settlements due to Cyclone Luban. These numbers are expected to increase as meteorologists predict torrential rains and possible flooding and landslides.

14 Oct 2018 description

Cyclone Luban approaches southern Arabian Peninsula

14 Oct 2018 description

Le cyclone Luban s’approche du sud de la péninsule Arabique

12 Oct 2018 description
report Government of India

India Meteorological Department
Earth System Science Organisation (Ministry of Earth Sciences)

BULLETIN NO.: 36 (BOB 08/2018) and BULLETIN NO. : 46 (ARB 04/2018)
TIME OF ISSUE: 2130 HOURS IST DATED: 12.10.20180

12 Oct 2018 description
report Government of India

India Meteorological Department
Earth System Science Organisation
(Ministry of Earth Sciences)

BULLETIN NO.: 35 (BOB 08/2018) and BULLETIN NO. : 45 (ARB 04/2018)
TIME OF ISSUE: 1730 HOURS IST DATED: 12.10.20180

12 Oct 2018 description

Tropical Storm LUBAN expected to lead to winds of medium strength with moderate rainfall amounts in Bari and Sanaag regions in Somalia.

A tropical storm that developed in the northern Indian Ocean is expected to make a land fall in Yemen in 3 to 4 days. The storm poses an immediate threat to the shipping lane that links Somalia and Gulf states. Further, it may affect the coastal areas of Bari and Sanaag regions of Somalia in the next 48 to 72 hours from today (12 October 2018).

11 Oct 2018 description

Tropical cyclone Luban is expected to bring heavy rains to Yemen and Oman

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Heavy rainfall in previous weeks has resulted in overflowing of the Niger and Benue Rivers of Nigeria. Moderate to heavy rainfall is forecast to continue, maintaining high risks for flooding.

11 Oct 2018 description
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Sana’a, 11 October 2018 – Humanitarian agencies are rushing to pre-position life-saving supplies ahead of Tropical Cyclone Luban, expected to hit Socotra island and coastal areas of south-east Yemen within hours.

“This is a dangerous storm,” said Ms. Lise Grande, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen. “Meteorologists are predicting torrential rains and possible flooding and landslides. People living in areas that will be hit by the storm are at serious risk.”

11 Oct 2018 description
report Government of India

India Meteorological Department Earth System Science Organisation (Ministry of Earth Sciences)

BULLETIN NO.: 26 (BOB 08/2018) and BULLETIN NO. : 36 (ARB 04/2018)
TIME OF ISSUE: 1500 HOURS IST DATED: 11.10.2018

(a) Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘TITLI’ over south Odisha

10 Oct 2018 description
report Government of India

India Meteorological Department
Earth System Science Organisation
(Ministry of Earth Sciences)

BULLETIN NO.: 19 (BOB 08/2018) and BULLETIN NO. : 29 (ARB 04/2018)-Modified
TIME OF ISSUE: 1600 HOURS IST
DATED: 10.10.2018

(a) Very Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘TITLI’ over westcentral Bay of Bengal: Cyclone Warning for districts of north Andhra Pradesh & Odisha coasts: Red Message.

10 Oct 2018 description
  • Tropical cyclone LUBAN continued moving north-west over the West Central Arabian Sea. On 10 October at 0.00 UTC its centre was located 644 km south-east from the city of Salalah (Oman) and it had maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h (equivalent to Category 1 in the Saffir Simpson Scale).

  • Over the next 48 hours, it is forecast to keep moving north-west over the Gulf of Aden toward the north-eastern parts of Yemen slightly strengthening. Heavy rain and strong wind may affect south-west Oman and north-east Yemen

09 Oct 2018 description
report Government of India

India Meteorological Department
Earth System Science Organisation (Ministry of Earth Sciences)

BULLETIN NO.: 10 (BOB 08/2018) and BULLETIN NO. : 20 (ARB 04/2018)-Modified
TIME OF ISSUE: 1500 HOURS IST DATED: 09.10.2018

(a) Deep depression intensified into Cyclonic Storm ‘TITLI’ over westcentral Bay of Bengal: Cyclone Warning for districts of north Andhra Pradesh & south Odisha coasts: Orange Message.

08 Oct 2018 description
report Government of India

India Meteorological Department Earth System Science Organisation (Ministry of Earth Sciences)
BULLETIN NO. : 14 (ARB 04/2018) and BULLETIN NO.: 4 (BOB 08/2018)

(a) Cyclonic Storm, ‘LUBAN’ over westcentral & adjoining southwest Arabian Sea: