WorldSuper Typhoon Jebi, a Category 5 storm that’s become the world’s most powerful in 2018, is threatening Japan early next week, with threats to major cities Kyoto, Kobe, and Tokyo.Japan’s main island, Honsho, home to the country’s largest cities, is at risk for up to a foot of rain from Typhoon Jebi, according to the forecast updates. "Rainfall flooding, high winds, battering waves and coastal flooding are expected as Jebi pushes ashore around Tuesday, local time," according to The Weather Channel.Typhoon Jebi’s path and track update suggests the storm will likely aprroach Japan on Monday or early Tuesday next week, but it won’t be at current strength. However, warnings will likely be issued for much of Japan by late this week since Jebi is expected to strike the country at Typhoon strength -- likely category 1 or 2.The latest forecast update for Jebi suggests that typhoon will approach Japan early Tuesday with winds of around 100 … [Read more...] about Super Typhoon Jebi Path, Track Update: When Will Typhoon Hit Japan (Kyoto, Kobe, Tokyo)?
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TYPHOON Mangkhut has made landfall in the Philippines, killing around 14 people as it batters the country with wind speeds of 115mph. But when will the storm reach Hong Kong after raging across the China Sea? Where is Typhoon Mangkhut now? After losing some wind speed, the super typhoon has now been downgraded to a category four storm. It is heading west towards China at about 19 mph. The World Meteorological Organisation branded the storm the strongest tropical cyclone the world has faced this year". Authorities in the Philippines say they've been better prepared for the onslaught than in previous years. The deadliest storm in the country was Super Typhoon Haiyan, which killed over 7,000 people and affected millions in 2013. When will the storm hit Hong Kong? Philippine forecasters said the shifting typhoon will pass near Hong Kong late on Sunday or early on Monday. Residents there have been warned to stay indoors as authorities raised storm alerts to "yellow". Locals have been … [Read more...] about Typhoon Mangkhut path tracker latest — where is the super typhoon now and when will it reach Hong Kong?
News / World by Press Association 14/09/2018, 6:08 am FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Philippine authorities were evacuating thousands of people from the path of the most powerful typhoon this year, closing schools, readying bulldozers for landslides and placing rescuers and troops on full alert. More than four million people live in areas at most risk from the storm, which the Joint Typhoon Warning Centre in Hawaii categorised as a super typhoon with powerful winds and gusts equivalent to a category 5 Atlantic hurricane. Typhoon Mangkhut is on course to hit north-eastern Cagayan province early on Saturday. It was tracked on Friday about 250 miles away in the Pacific with sustained winds of 127mph and gusts of up to 158 mph, Philippine forecasters said. With a massive rain cloud band 560 miles wide, combined with seasonal monsoon rains, the typhoon could bring heavy to intense rains that could set off landslides and … [Read more...] about Evacuation under way as huge typhoon nears Philippines
By Enrico Dela Cruz MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine authorities evacuated more areas on Friday and warned an estimated 5.2 million people in the path of a powerful typhoon to stay indoors, as the country braced for heavy rain and damage to infrastructure and crops. Super Typhoon Mangkhut is expected to barrel through the northernmost tip of the Philippines early on Saturday, carrying 205 kph wind speeds, and gusts of up to 255 kph, that it has maintained since it struck Micronesia earlier in the week. More than 9,000 people have been moved to temporary shelters as Mangkhut, locally known as Ompong, makes its way towards the rice- and corn-producing provinces of Cagayan and Isabela where it is forecast to make landfall at dawn on Saturday. Weather forecasters warned of destructive storm surges as high as six metres in coastal villages in the typhoon's path. Second and third contingents of rescue teams were being prepared, in case first-responders get into trouble themselves, and disaster … [Read more...] about Wind, rain lashes north Philippines as huge typhoon approaches
WorldJapan’s main island, Honsho is in Typhoon Jebi’s track and a direct hit is expected early next week, according to the latest forecast updates.Typhoon Jebi’s path shows the storm striking the Chugoku region, including the Hiroshima, Okayama, Shimane, Tottori, and Yamaguchi prefectures.When will Typhoon Jebi hit Japan? The latest track updates from the Japan Meteorological Agency said odds are high that Jebi will make landfall on the island of Honsho early Tuesday morning, bringing major impact and risk.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.Recommended … [Read more...] about Typhoon Jebi Track Update: When Will Typhoon Jebi Hit Japan?