Another typhoon

15 Oct

Another typhoon is headed for 本州 (mainland Japan).

It’s forecast to hit the 関東地方 (Tokyo area) tonight and tomorrow (Tuesday, 2013 October 15th – Wednesday, October 16th).

Here is a recent meteorological map of Japan.  The yellow areas are under a “typhoon advisory” and the orange areas are under a more serious “typhoon warning“.

Tokyo, on this map, is colored orange.

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7 Responses to “Another typhoon”

  1. hollywoodsam October 16, 2013 at 9:40 am #

    It`s massive!!!!!

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    • tokyo5 October 16, 2013 at 10:12 am #

      Yeah, very strong winds!
      But it’ll be past Tokyo soon.

      Hopefully Fukushima will be fine when the typhoon gets up there!

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  2. tokyo5 October 15, 2013 at 10:30 pm #

    They’ve said that this is the strongest typhoon to hit Tokyo in a decade!

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  3. Metal Odyssey October 15, 2013 at 7:46 pm #

    Gosh and OMG!! Stay SAFE over there, Metal Buddy!! Keep your family safe and hope you have bottled water, flashlights, batteries and non-perishable food! Keep the world informed via twitter if you can too!! 😮

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    • tokyo5 October 15, 2013 at 10:29 pm #

      Thanks.
      Yes, we have some emergency supplies. Hopefully, we won’t be needing them. This typhoon is forecast to pass Tokyo by noon tomorrow (it’s 10:30PM now.)

      I’ll “tweet” as often as I can.

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  4. ddupre315 October 15, 2013 at 4:05 pm #

    it’s a mighty storm, some areas in the south have lost power apparently. Stay safe up there!

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    • tokyo5 October 15, 2013 at 4:13 pm #

      Yes, the winds have reached up to 234 km/hr (145 mph) !
      Everyone in mainland Japan should stay indoors until it passes!

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