Typhoon No. 14 Maintains Strong Forces and Approaches Western and Eastern Japan Warnings of Heavy Rain, etc. October 9, 18:03
Strong Typhoon No. 14 is expected to move north over the sea south of Shikoku and move closer to western and eastern Japan while maintaining its power. There is a risk of heavy rain mainly on the Pacific side of western and eastern Japan and the Izu Islands due to the north of the typhoon, and it is necessary to be alert to storms and high waves.
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, typhoon No. 14 is located 220 kilometers south-southeast of Cape Ashizuri, Kochi Prefecture, at 6 p.m. and is moving slowly to the north-northeast.
The central pressure is 970 hectopascals, the maximum wind speed near the center is 35 meters, the maximum instantaneous wind speed is 50 meters, and wind speeds of more than 25 meters are blowing within 220 kilometers of the north side of the center and 165 kilometers to the south.
Winds also increased along the coast, and the maximum instantaneous wind speed of 32 meters was observed at 2 p.m. at Cape Muroto in Kochi Prefecture.
Due to the influence of the front extending to the south of the main island, it rained over a wide area from Shikoku to eastern Japan, especially on Hachijo Island in the Izu Islands, where the amount of rain that fell in the 72 hours until 5 p.m. today reached 481 millimeters, already exceeding the normal October, one month’ level.
It is expected that the typhoon will gradually change its course to the east after this, approaching western Japan over tomorrow, and approaching eastern Japan from tomorrow to the day after tomorrow.
The possibility of landing is low, but it continues to rain, and there is a possibility of heavy rain.
Alever the possibility of a typhoon landing is low, the activity of the front line is expected to become active in the future, and the atmosphere conditions are expected to become very unstable on the Pacific side of western and eastern Japan, especially in the Kii Peninsula and Izu Islands, where very heavy rain of more than 50 millimeters per hour accompanied by local lightning, there is a possibility of heavy rain.
The amount of rain that will fall in the 24 hours until tomorrow evening is high.
300 mm in Mie Prefecture,
250 mm in Izu Islands and Shizuoka Prefecture,
200 mm in the southern part of,
It is expected to be 120 mm in Shikoku and Kanto Koshin,
After that, the amount of rain that falls in the 24 hours until the evening of the day after tomorrow
200mm to 300mm in Izu Islands,
It is expected to be 50 mm to 100 mm in Kanto Koshin.
Wind and Wave Predictions
It is an expectation of the wind and the wave.
In Western Japan, a very strong wind is expected to blow around the sea the day after tomorrow on the Pacific side of eastern Japan.
The wind speed in each place over tomorrow (10th) is
The maximum wind speed is 30 meters, the maximum instantaneous wind speed is 45 meters, the maximum wind speed is 25 meters in Shikoku,, and Tokai, and the maximum instantaneous wind speed is 35 meters.
In Kanto Koshin and Kyushu, the maximum wind speed is expected to be 20 meters and the maximum instantaneous wind speed is 30 meters.
In the Izu Islands the day after tomorrow, the maximum wind speed is expected to reach 30 to 40 meters, and the maximum instantaneous wind speed is expected to reach 40 to 60 meters.
The waves are also high, and tomorrow it will be a ferocious 9 meters in Shikoku,
8 meters in, Tokai, Izu Islands,
7 meters in the southern part of Kyushu,
It is expected to be 6 meters in northern Kyushu and Kanto.
Major injuries are expected to continue in kanto and Izu Islands the day after tomorrow.
The Japan Meteorological Agency has called on people to be on the lookout for landslides caused by heavy rains, inundation of low land, flooding of rivers, as well as storms and high waves.
Japan Meteorological Agency forecaster says “the possibility of landing is low, but we still need to be on the lookout for heavy rain.”
Regarding the outlook for Typhoon No. 14, Mr. Satoshi Sugimoto, Chief Forecaster of the Japan Meteorological Agency’s Forecast Division, said, “The expected course of the typhoon has changed to a course that will pass south of Japan than yesterday, and it is less likely to land, but we still need to be vigiled for heavy rain.”
On top of that, “there is a possibility of heavy rain due to the influence of the topography on the slopes opened to the southeast and east of the Pacific ocean side, and there is a possibility that the front will stagnate and become heavy rain near the southern coast of Kanto from the Izu Islands. I want you to pay attention not only to the main body of the typhoon, but also to whether the front line passing through the north side of the typhoon is active.”
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