Tokyo, September 7: The Japan Weather Experts (JMA) have some important news. They say a strong storm called Typhoon Yun-yeung is forming in the ocean south of Japan. It’s coming towards Japan’s eastern side and might hit on Friday.
Right now, Typhoon Yun-yeung is moving towards the north-northeast over the ocean. It’s going at about 25 kilometers per hour. This could bring some very heavy rain with thunder to the eastern and northern parts of Japan until Saturday.
Weather experts also warn that heavy rain clouds could gather around the Izu Islands, which are in the Pacific Ocean south of Tokyo. This might happen from Thursday night until Friday morning. There’s a risk of landslides, floods in low-lying areas, and rivers getting too full.
In the 24 hours leading up to Friday at noon, there could be as much as 250 millimeters of rain in the Tokai region and the Izu Islands. In the Kanto-Koshin region, there could be 150 millimeters of rain.
In the 24 hours leading up to Saturday at noon, we might see 100 to 200 millimeters of rain in Kanto-Koshin, 100 to 150 millimeters in the Tohoku region, and 50 to 100 millimeters in Tokai and the Izu Islands. Be prepared for some wet weather!