Typhoon Vamco

Pacific typhoon in 2020

Typhoon Vamco, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Ulysses, was a powerful Category 4-equivalent typhoon that caused the worst flooding in Metro Manila since Ketsana in 2009.

Typhoon Vamco (Ulysses)
Typhoon (JMA scale)
Category 4 typhoon (SSHWS)
A Typhoon Vamco to hit Vietnam in November 2020
FormedNovember 8, 2020
DissipatedNovember 15, 2020
Highest winds10-minute sustained: 150 km/h (90 mph)
1-minute sustained: 215 km/h (130 mph)
Lowest pressure950 hPa (mbar); 28.05 inHg
Fatalities102 deaths, 10 missing
Damage$437.4 million (USD)
Areas affectedPhilippines, Vietnam
Part of the 2020 Pacific typhoon season

The twenty-second named storm and tenth typhoon of the 2020 Pacific typhoon season, Vamco started as a tropical depression northwest of Palau, where it slowly continued its northwest track until it made landfall in Quezon.

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council in the Philippines reported 69 validated deaths, with another 12 missing, caused by the typhoon.[1][2][3]

References change

  1. Cabrera, Romina. "Ulysses death toll hits 69; 1.7 million affected". Philstar.com. Retrieved 2020-11-16.
  2. Ropero, Gillan (2020-11-14). "Typhoon Ulysses deaths climb to 67: disaster council". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 2020-11-15.
  3. "Typhoon Ulysses death toll rises to 37 – NDRRMC". cnn. Retrieved 2020-11-14.