Jongdari Typhoon To Hit Central Parts Of Japan, Meteorologists Urges People For EvacuationnavEEn (Author) Published Date : Jul 27, 2018 18:31 IST
According to Meteorological agency of Japan, a strong typhoon is expected to create landfalls at the central and western parts of Japan. It is expected to hit over this weekend and people are requested to evacuate from their respective locations to a safe place.
The Jongdari typhoon is moving towards the Ogasawara Islands and the typhoon was nearly 250 kms from the Chichijima Island of Ogasawara chain and is moving at a speed of 30 kms per hour. The Atmospheric pressure of the typhoon is 965 hectopascals. It is reported to approach Izu island by Saturday noon.
Ryuta Kurora, the chief forecaster reported that a heavy rain is forecast on Sunday and the rainfall may reach more than 80 mm per hour. The Meteorological agency reported that the typhoon would cause landfalls in the central parts of the country from Saturday to Sunday.
The Agency warns people in possible landslides, floods to happen throughout this weekend in the western and central parts of Japan due to the Jongdari typhoon and heavy rainfalls and is urging the residents to initiate the evacuation.
Jongdari Typhoon To Hit Central Parts Of Japan, Meteorologists Urges People For Evacuation