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Remnants of Typhoon Merbok Damage Towns and Villages along Bering Sea Coastline, Alaska

Bering Sea Coastline, Alaska | 2022-Sep-18

Initial Notification: On 18-Sep-2022, the Alaska Bering Sea Coastal communities experienced impacts from the remnants of Typhoon Merbok. Officials have tallied damage to 40 towns and villages stretching from the Bering Strait region in the north to the mouth of the Kuskokwim River in the south — some 1,300 miles of coastline. Local officials have reported 69 homes and “28 other structures” have been impacted by the storms. This hotline is for information sharing.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 64° 57.88′ North
Longitude (approximate): 166° 38.44′ West