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Typhoon Hagibis

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Typhoon Hagibis
Typhoon (JMA scale)
Category 5 super typhoon (SSHWS)
Map plotting the track and the intensity of the storm, according to the Saffir–Simpson scale
FormedOctober 4, 2019
DissipatedOctober 22, 2019
(Extratropical after October 13)
Highest winds10-minute sustained: 195 km/h (120 mph)
1-minute sustained: 295 km/h (185 mph)
Lowest pressure915 hPa (mbar); 27.02 inHg
Fatalities118 total, 3 missing
Damage$15 billion (2019 USD)
(Costliest Pacific typhoon in recorded history, unadjusted for inflation)
Areas affectedMariana Islands, Japan, Russia, Alaska
Part of the 2019 Pacific typhoon season

Typhoon Hagibis was a super typhoon of the 2019 Pacific typhoon season. Hagibis caused enormous damage to Japan, killing 118 people and leaving three missing. Japan Meteorological Agency named this typhoon Reiwa 1 East Japan Typhoon (令和元年東日本台風). Due to the severe impacts of Typhoon Hagibis in Japan, the name ''Hagibis'' was officially retired during the 52nd Annual Session, organized by the ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee in February 2020. In February 2021, the Typhoon Committee subsequently chose ''Ragasa'' as its replacement name.


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