Typhoon No. 1, which is large and extremely strong, continues to move northward, and the wind is getting stronger in the Ogasawara Islands.


It is expected that you will be closest to the Ogasawara Islands in the early afternoon, so be very careful of storms and high waves and ensure your safety in a sturdy building.

According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, Typhoon No. 1, a large and extremely strong typhoon, is expected to travel 370 km south-southwest of Chichijima at a speed of 25 km per hour to the northeast at 5 am.



The central pressure is 950 hectopascals, the maximum wind speed near the center is 45 meters, the maximum instantaneous wind speed is 60 meters, and storms with wind speeds of 25 meters or more are blowing within 185 km to the east and 150 km to the west of the center.



The wind gradually strengthened in the Ogasawara Islands, and the maximum instantaneous wind speed of 28.6 meters was observed at around 3:30 am on Chichijima.

Be very vigilant against fierce winds and fierce winds

The typhoon will continue to move northward and is expected to come closest to the Ogasawara Islands in the early afternoon.



The maximum wind speed is 35 meters and the maximum instantaneous wind speed is 50 meters, and it is expected that a fierce wind will blow, and there is a risk that some utility poles will collapse or the roof of the building will be scattered.



In addition, the wind is strong even on the coasts of the Izu Islands and the Kanto region, and the maximum wind speed is expected to be 15 to 19 meters, and the maximum instantaneous wind speed is expected to be 30 meters.



The waves are high with swells on the sea, and it will be a fierce 12-meter sword in the Ogasawara Islands, and it is expected to be in the Izu Islands and Kanto.

Be wary of heavy rain

With the approach of a typhoon, the Ogasawara Islands will be exposed to developed rain clouds, and there is a risk of extremely heavy rain of 50 mm or more per hour accompanied by lightning.



The amount of rain in the 24 hours until midnight on the 16th is expected to be 180 mm in many parts of the Ogasawara Islands.



The Japan Meteorological Agency is on the alert for storms and high waves, as well as for landslides and low land inundation, and is calling attention to lightning strikes and gusts.



Be prepared for power outages and be safe in a sturdy building during windy and rainy hours.

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