In November 1998, heavy rains in Western Ukraine flooded more than 100 towns and villages affecting 400,000 people OCHA 8 Nov 1998, claiming the lives of 17 people and the evacuation of 24,340 people. OCHA, 29 Jan 1999
From 06/10/2018 to 12/10/2018, a Tropical Storm (maximum wind speed of 231 km/h) MICHAEL-18 was active in Atlantic. The cyclone affects these countries: United States, Cuba (vulnerability Low). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 0.198 million.
Cyclone in India.
From 09/10/2018 to 11/10/2018, a Hurricane/Typhoon > 74 mph (maximum wind speed of 176 km/h) TITLI-18 was active in NorthIndian. The cyclone affects these countries: India (vulnerability High). Estimated population affected by category 1 (120 km/h) wind speeds or higher is 1.079 million.
Earthquake in Papua New Guinea.
On 10/10/2018 8:48:20 PM, an earthquake occurred in Papua New Guinea potentially affecting 100000 people within 100km. The earthquake had Magnitude 7M, Depth:40.31km.