Typhoon

6 Oct

There’s a 台風 (typhoon) near Tokyo now.

It’s been raining in Tokyo since yesterday…and it’s forecast to rain until Friday.

The TV weather information said that the typhoon will hit Tokyo the day after tomorrow (Thursday). So the rain and wind will be really strong on that day.

If you’re in the Tokyo area, be careful if you have to go out this week…especially Thursday!

The good news is that’s it’s forecast to be sunny from Saturday…so it’ll be nice weather for the upcoming three-day-weekend (Monday’s a holiday (体育の日 (Health Day))).

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10 Responses to “Typhoon”

  1. wck59 October 8, 2009 at 9:49 am #

    Just heard it at 9:45am Oct 8th it is windy but dry in Tokyo. Long lines of Salary men waiting for JR train near Marunochi.

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    • tokyo5 October 8, 2009 at 12:33 pm #

      Late last night it was raining hard here in Tokyo.
      It’s just about passed Tokyo now. The damage, thankfully, was minimal.

      It’s forecast to become nice and sunny this afternoon and stay that for the rest of the day, and tomorrow, and the entire three-day-weekend!

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  2. wck59 October 8, 2009 at 2:50 am #

    I know that schools are closed at least in some parts of Tokyo. (My children are in Kojimachi).

    Funny how little news of this exists outside of Tokyo.

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    • tokyo5 October 8, 2009 at 12:30 pm #

      I’m not sure what you mean.
      It’s all over the national news.

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  3. Tornadoes28 October 6, 2009 at 12:07 pm #

    Hmm, do typhoons usually come this late in the year?

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    • tokyo5 October 6, 2009 at 9:35 pm #

      Most typhoons occur in the summer, but “typhoon season” goes until late October.

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  4. cuteandcurls October 6, 2009 at 9:05 am #

    Lets hope that the typhoon will pass through without leaving behind any terrible damages as it has done with the other countries it passed through. I just cant believe the number of natural disasters that just had happened.

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    • tokyo5 October 6, 2009 at 9:33 pm #

      I hope it doesn’t do any damage too!
      But the news today said that it’s headed this way…and it’s not getting weaker yet! 😦

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      • cuteandcurls October 7, 2009 at 1:18 am #

        Oh dear ..stay safe! I pray it’ll pass through with, well if its going to do some damage may it be minimal damages. I sure dont want to go through that ever again ..

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      • tokyo5 October 7, 2009 at 11:55 pm #

        It’s supposed to hit here in a few hours and pass in the afternoon.

        I also hope that the damage is minimal.

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