“These conditions will prevail through at least Sunday. The main factor affecting Jebi’s strength over the next couple of days will be one or more hard-to-predict eyewall replacement cycles (ERCs), each of which could dent Jebi’s intensity slightly for a day or so. One ERC appeared to be already under way on Friday. In addition, Jebi’s upper-level outflow may become more constricted by Sunday and Monday.” … [Read more...] about Super Typhoon Jebi Path, Track Update: When Will Typhoon Hit Japan (Kyoto, Kobe, Tokyo)?
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The current heat wave has sparked concerns about a weather conditions affecting the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which will take place in the summer. News outlet Agence France-Presse reported that Japanese officials are treating the heat seriously. “I wouldn’t call the heat a form of terrorism as such. But it’s just as important because the purpose is also to protect people’s lives,” Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said. She also vowed to pursue “creative efforts to make sure the Games stay cool, while the competition is hot.” … [Read more...] about Japan Heat Wave Officially Declared Natural Disaster as 65 Dead and More Than 22,000 Hospitalized
Air conditioning is relatively rare in Japan, where years of government-led environmental campaigns have encouraged residents and organizations to reduce their reliance on cooling technology. According to CNN, a 2017 government survey found that less than 45 percent of state-run elementary and middle schools had air conditioning and that most apartment buildings did not have centralized climate-control systems. … [Read more...] about Death toll climbs as Japan swelters under record heat
Although the strength of the typhoon is diminishing as it makes its way to Tokyo, it is expected to bring heavy rains and damaging winds to the area. Warnings for heavy rain and flooding has been issued for the Pacific side of Japan including the Tokyo metropolitan area, despite weakening status of the typhoon. … [Read more...] about Typhoon Lan Videos Show Ferocious Winds And Heavy Rain In Japan
Jebi was upgraded to a typhoon from a tropical storm this week, as it gained 110 mph of sustained top wind speed within just 48 hours. Because the storm maintains maximum sustained winds of 175 mph and has 20-mile wide eye, Jebi is now considered the most intense tropical cyclone of 2018 thus far. … [Read more...] about Super Typhoon Jebi Heads for Japan As 20,000 Ordered to Evacuate Due to Flooding