The latest forecast update for Jebi suggests that typhoon will approach Japan early Tuesday with winds of around 100 miles per hour, according to The Weather Channel. The storm is currently tracking in a northwest pattern but is expected to turn more to the north, heading straight for Japan -- likely making landfall over Honsho. … [Read more...] about Super Typhoon Jebi Path, Track Update: When Will Typhoon Hit Japan (Kyoto, Kobe, Tokyo)?
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Already on Friday morning, 77 millimeters (3 inches) of rain was recorded within a single hour in the city of Wajima, Ishikawa, Japanese media reported. Fifty-six mm (2.2 in) in Kaneyam, located in Yamagata, were also recorded within an hour. Up to 180 mm (7 in) are expected through Saturday in northeastern and central regions of Japan, with up to 120 mm (4.7 in) in the western part of the country. … [Read more...] about Super Typhoon Jebi Heads for Japan As 20,000 Ordered to Evacuate Due to Flooding
The weather agency has issued warnings for Jebi’s approach, saying the storm could deliver high waves, flooding and landslides to southern Honshu. Typhoon Jebi is expected to approach Japan as the country’s strongest storm this year. Already, the area where Jebi is expected to make landfall has suffered from flooding and landslides in July that killed more than 200 people, making it one of Japan’s worst weather disasters in years. … [Read more...] about Typhoon Jebi Track Update: When Will Typhoon Jebi Hit Japan?
The typhoon, which has been categorized as “very strong,” was traveling 37 miles south of Cape Muroto in Kochi Prefecture, western Japan, at a speed of about 27 miles per hour. The Japan Meteorological Agency said it had sustained winds of 100 miles per hour with gusts to 134 mph. … [Read more...] about Japan Typhoon Jebi Videos, Photos: Warnings Issued As Powerful Storm Hits
The country’s meteorological agency's chief forecaster, Ryuta Kurora, said that the storms could get “stronger and stronger,” according to The Guardian, but was expected to pass over the Sea of Japan by late Tuesday and to have weakened by Wednesday morning. “It is possible that [Jebi] will make landfall while maintaining its extreme strength,” Kurora said. … [Read more...] about Typhoon Jebi Latest: Japan Storm to Make Landfall Forcing Evacuations, Canceling Flights