1. Typhoon News Weblog

"Typhoon News Weblog" is a specialized blog that aims to summarize various typhoon-related information such as narattives, meteorological references such as satellite images, links to other web sites, and the meaning of typhoon names. At the same time, automatic summarization of mass media news are also provided at Typhoon News Topics. And meteorological satellite images introduced in the weblog are listed in Typhoon Wallpaper Images.

2016

Typhoon 201611 (KOMPASU) 2016-08-20
Typhoon KOMPASU was formed in east of Japan. This typhoon season has been exceptional, but this is yet another exceptional typhoon that is born north of 30 degree latitude, and immediately draw near ...[More..]
Typhoon 201610 (LIONROCK) 2016-08-19
Typhoon LIONROCK was formed in east of Hachijojima. It is forecast to pass Izu Islands and move southwest, which is a rare trajectory for the typhoon at this area. [More..]
Typhoon 201609 (MINDULLE) 2016-08-19
Typhoon MINDULLE was formed in Mariana Islands. This is another typhoon in the series of typhoons that we have seen recently which move northward without intensification. However, in comparison to Ty...[More..]
Typhoon 201608 (DIANMU) 2016-08-18
Typhoon DIANMU was formed in South China Sea. It has thick clouds in the south, so heavy rainfall may be observed in Hainan Island and Vietnam from now. We have seen successive formation of typhoons ...[More..]
Typhoon 201607 (CHANTHU) 2016-08-14
Typhoon CHANTHU was formed in Mariana Islands. It is forecast to pass near Ogasawara Islands in the day after tomorrow, and come to Honshu afterward. However, five days forecast of Japan Meteorologic...[More..]
Typhoon 201606 (CONSON) 2016-08-09
Typhoon CONSON was formed near Wake Islands. It is forecast to move northward in far east of Japan, which is a track that does not affect the land. [More..]
Typhoon 201605 (OMAIS) 2016-08-04
Typhoon OMAIS was formed in Mariana Islands. It is forecast to intensify while moving northward to pass in east of Ogasawara Islands. [More..]
Typhoon 201604 (NIDA) 2016-07-30
Typhoon NIDA was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to pass near or make landfall at the northern Philippines, and move toware South China Sea. [More..]
Typhoon 201603 (MIRINAE) 2016-07-26
Typhoon MIRINAE was formed in South China Sea. It will make landfall in Hainan Island before intensifying on the ocean, and later move to northern Vietnam. [More..]
Typhoon 201602 (LUPIT) 2016-07-24
Typhoon LUPIT was formed in far east of Japan. It is expected to be weak during its short life. [More..]
Typhoon 201601 (NEPARTAK) 2016-07-03
Typhoon NEPARTAK was formed in Caroline Islands. It is forecast to move northwest. Typhoon number 1 is the first typhoon in a typhoon season. According to the statistics since 1951, we had only two s...[More..]

2015

Summary of Typhoons in 2015 2015-12-30
The 2015 typhoon season had 27 typhoons, which is a little more than average. The number of landfalling typhoons was 4, which is the same as 2014. to be continued.. [More..]
Typhoon 201527 (MELOR) 2015-12-11
Typhoon MELOR was formed in Caroline Islands. The typhoon is now located in south of Yap, and Yap is within the gale wind circle. It is forecast to move toward Philippines. This formation means that,...[More..]
Typhoon 201526 (IN-FA) 2015-11-17
Typhoon IN-FA was formed in Marshall Islands. It is forecast to move west with steady intensification. [More..]
Typhoon 201525 (CHAMPI) 2015-10-14
Typhoon CHAMPI was formed in Marshall Islands. It is forecast to move west to reach Mariana Islands. [More..]
Typhoon 201524 (KOPPU) 2015-10-13
Typhoon KOPPU was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to move west to reach Philippines, where the peak season of typhoons is now approaching. [More..]
Typhoon 201523 (CHOI-WAN) 2015-10-02
Typhoon CHOI-WAN was formed near Wake Islands. At the time of formation, the size of the typhoon is large. [More..]
Typhoon 201522 (MUJIGAE) 2015-10-02
Typhoon MUJIGAE was formed in Luzon Island. It is forecast to move toward south of China. [More..]
Typhoon 201521 (DUJUAN) 2015-09-23
Typhoon DUJUAN was formed in east of Philippines. Its track is forecast to change from west to north. [More..]
Typhoon 201520 (KROVANH) 2015-09-16
Typhoon KROVANH was formed in Mariana Islands. It is forecast to pass near Ogasawara Islands. According to the tracking chart of this season, Ogasawara Island was already struck by a few typhoons, an...[More..]
Typhoon 201519 (VAMCO) 2015-09-14
Typhoon VAMCO was formed in South China Sea. It is forecast to make landfall at Vietnam. [More..]
Typhoon 201518 (ETAU) 2015-09-07
Typhoon ETAU was formed in south of Japan. The intensity is not expected to become strong, but the track is forecast to move northward to hit Japan. [More..]
Typhoon 201517 (KILO) 2015-09-01
Typhoon KILO moved from the western hemisphere to become a typhoon. A typhoon that crossed the border is since Typhoon 201512 (HALOLA). The last typhoon broke the record of the most western longitude...[More..]
Typhoon 201516 (ATSANI) 2015-08-15
Typhoon ATSANI was formed near Wake Island. It is a simultaneous formation with Typhoon GONI. Its motion is forecast to be very slow or stationary. [More..]
Typhoon 201515 (GONI) 2015-08-15
Typhoon GONI was formed in Mariana Islands. It is forecast to move toward Saipan. Saipan was severely damaged by Typhoon SOUDELOR, so I hope that this typhoon does not give negative impact on the rec...[More..]
Typhoon 201514 (MOLAVE) 2015-08-07
Typhoon MOLAVE was formed near Ogasawara Islands. Intensification of the typhoon is limited, but it is forecast to move toward Ogasawara Islands. [More..]
Typhoon 201513 (SOUDELOR) 2015-07-30
Typhoon SOUDELOR was formed in Marshall Islands. It is forecast to move west with intensification, and will pass somewhere in Mariana Islands. [More..]
Typhoon 201512 (HALOLA) 2015-07-13
Typhoon HALOLA is a tropical storm moving from the western hemisphere and changed to a typhoon near Midway Islands. A typhoon crossing the border from the west is since Typhoon 201413 (GENEVIEVE). [More..]
Typhoon 201511 (NANGKA) 2015-07-04
Typhoon NANGKA was formed in Marshall Islands. It is forecast to move westward with steady intensification. Currently we have three typhoons at the same time as the result of re-accelerated pace of f...[More..]
Typhoon 201510 (LINFA) 2015-07-02
Typhoon LINFA was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to move west and may turn north later, and if this happens, it affects Sakishima Islands. [More..]
Typhoon 201509 (CHAN-HOM) 2015-06-30
Typhoon CHAN-HOM was formed in Marshall Islands. It is forecast to move westward and may hit Mariana Islands. [More..]
Typhoon 201508 (KUJIRA) 2015-06-21
Typhoon KUJIRA was formed in South China Sea. It is forecast to move north towad Hainan Island. It is the third earlist formation of Typhoon No. 8, following 1971 and 1965. [More..]
Typhoon 201507 (DOLPHIN) 2015-05-09
Typhoon DOLPHIN was formed in Marshall Islands. This is the earlist record in history as the formation of Typhoon No. 7, which is ten days earlier than the previous record (May 19) on 1971. [More..]
Typhoon 201506 (NOUL) 2015-05-04
Typhoon NOUL was formed in Caroline Islands. It is moving slowly to westnorthwest, and is expected to affect Yap. The formation of Typhoon No. 6 at this time of year is the second earlist record, fol...[More..]
Typhoon 201505 (HAISHEN) 2015-04-05
Typhoon HAISHEN was formed near Truk Islands. This is the earlist formation of Typhoon No. 5 in the record since 1951. [More..]
Typhoon 201504 (MAYSAK) 2015-03-28
Typhoon MAYSAK was formed in Marshall Islands. The formation of four typhoons at this time of year is the second record, just after 1965. [More..]
Typhoon 201503 (BAVI) 2015-03-12
Typhoon BAVI was formed in Marshall Islands. It is forecast to move westward to pass somewhere in Mariana Islands. Tropical Cyclone PAM, now active in the southern hemisphere, located at about the sa...[More..]
Typhoon 201502 (HIGOS) 2015-02-08
Typhoon HIGOS was formed in Marshall Islands. Please note the formation time of this typhoon. As explained in "True" typhoon season, the period between February 8 and February 14 is known to be an "b...[More..]
Typhoon 201501 (MEKKHALA) 2015-01-14
Typhoon MEKKHALA was formed in east of Philippines. It is now located near Yap, and will draw near to Philippines. [More..]

2014

Summary of Typhoons in 2014 2014-12-30
The 2014 typhoon season had 23 typhoons, which is below average. The number of landfalling typhoons was 4, which is above average of 2.7, or the largest number since 10 landfalling typhoons in 2004. ...[More..]
Typhoon 201423 (JANGMI) 2014-12-29
Typhoon JANGMI was formed in Philippines. The typhoon is now located at Mindanao island, and will move west to reach Sulu Sea. Recently Typhoon 201121 and Typhoon 201224 caused massive disasters in M...[More..]
Typhoon 201422 (HAGUPIT) 2014-12-01
Typhoon HAGUPIT was formed in Truk Islands. According to search by month, the formation of a typhoon in December is since 2012. The place of formation is near equator, 4.9N, and it is forecast to mov...[More..]
Typhoon 201421 (SINLAKU) 2014-11-28
Typhoon SINLAKU was formed in South China Sea. It is forecast to move across South China Sea to reach Vietnam. [More..]
Typhoon 201420 (NURI) 2014-10-31
Typhoon NURI was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to move with a slow speed for the moment. [More..]
Typhoon 201419 (VONGFONG) 2014-10-03
Typhoon VONGFONG was formed in Marshall Islands. It is forecast to move west-north-west and will follow a similar track with Typhoon PHANFONE. By following the track of Typhoon PHANFONE, it may feel ...[More..]
Typhoon 201418 (PHANFONE) 2014-09-29
Typhoon PHANFONE was formed near Truk Island. It is forecast to intensify while approaching to Mariana Islands. [More..]
Typhoon 201417 (KAMMURI) 2014-09-24
Typhoon KAMMURI was formed near Minamitorishima Island. It is forecast to move near Ogasawara Island, where the influence will gradually increase for the next 2-3 days. It seems that this it does not...[More..]
Typhoon 201416 (FUNG-WONG) 2014-09-18
Typhoon FUNG-WONG was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to move northward along the east coast of Luzon Island, drawing near to the north Luzon Island, and turning eastward. However, the ...[More..]
Typhoon 201415 (KALMAEGI) 2014-09-12
Typhoon KALMAEGI was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to intensify steadily and draw near to Luzon Island, Phillipines. [More..]
Typhoon 201414 (FENGSHEN) 2014-09-07
Typhoon FENGSHEN was formed in south of Amami Oshima. Okinawa and Amami regions are under strong winds, such as 25 m/s gust at Minami-Daitojima recorded this morning. The influence of the typhoon is ...[More..]
Typhoon 201413 (GENEVIEVE) 2014-08-07
Typhoon GENEVIEVE was changed from a hurricane to a typhoon. A typhoon that crossed the boundary at the date line (180 E) is since Typhoon 201313. [More..]
Typhoon 201412 (NAKRI) 2014-07-30
Typhoon NAKRI was formed in east of Philippines. This is relatively a large typhoon; comparing the size of gale wind, it has nearly the double size of Typhoon HALONG, formed yesterday. However, looki...[More..]
Typhoon 201411 (HALONG) 2014-07-29
Typhoon HALONG was formed in Mariana Islands. The formation of the typhoon is usually decided at 9AM, 3PM, 9PM, 3AM of JST (Expression of Time), and it is relatively rare to decide typhoon formation ...[More..]
Typhoon 201410 (MATMO) 2014-07-18
Typhoon MATMO was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to move northward for the moment. [More..]
Typhoon 201409 (RAMMASUN) 2014-07-12
Typhoon RAMMASUN was formed in Mariana Islands. The typhoon is forecast to move westward to Philippines. The previous typhoon, Typhoon NEOGURI was also born in Mariana Islands and passed near Guam, b...[More..]
Typhoon 201408 (NEOGURI) 2014-07-04
Typhoon NEOGURI was formed in Mariana Islands. It is forecast to intensify while moving northward, and may affect extensively across Japan. This is the last period of the rainy season, and preparatio...[More..]
Typhoon 201407 (HAGIBIS) 2014-06-14
Typhoon HAGIBIS was formed in the north of South China Sea. It is forecast to move toward Taiwan Strait to make landfall in the southern part of China with weak intensity For your information, seven ...[More..]
Typhoon 201406 (MITAG) 2014-06-11
Typhoon MITAG was formed and located in WSW of Minami-Daitojima. It is expected to become an extratropical cyclone early next morning. If the forecast is correct, it will be a short-lived typhoon wit...[More..]
Typhoon 201405 (TAPAH) 2014-04-28
Typhoon TAPAH was formed in Mariana Islands. It is now moving toward NNE, and is expected to pass between Rota and Tinian Islands in north of Guam. [More..]
Typhoon 201404 (PEIPAH) 2014-04-05
Typhoon PEIPAH was formed in Caroline Islands. It will move westward to pass in south of Palau. Four typhoon formations by April 5 is the third fastest pace in recorded history, after 1965 and 1967. ...[More..]
Typhoon 201403 (FAXAI) 2014-02-28
Typhoon FAXAI was formed in Caroline Islands. It is now stationary, and is expected to move from east to north. The formation of three typhoons by the end of February is the fastest pace since 1965. ...[More..]
Typhoon 201402 (KAJIKI) 2014-01-31
Typhoon KAJIKI was formed in east of Philippines. Formation of two typhoons by this time of year has been recorded only four times since 1951, which is the maximum record, and the most recent record ...[More..]
Typhoon 201401 (LINGLING) 2014-01-18
Typhoon LINGLING was formed in east of Mindanao Island. This typhoon is expected to make landfall at Mindanao Island, and damage by heavy rains is concerned, following recent damage by another tropic...[More..]

2013

Summary of Typhoons in 2013 2013-12-28
The 2013 typhoon season had 31 typhoons, and it is since 1994 that the number of typhoon exceeded 30. The number of typhoons approaching mainland Japan is especially large in autumn, and it was recor...[More..]
Typhoon 201331 (PODUL) 2013-11-15
Typhoon PODUL was formed in South China Sea. This typhoon was originally formed as tropical depression in the Pacific Ocean, passed across Mindanao Island, which is in south of Leyte Island devastate...[More..]
Typhoon 201330 (HAIYAN) 2013-11-04
Typhoon HAIYAN was formed near Truk Islands. It is forecast to move west with steady intensification. This is the first No.30 Typhoon in about 20 years since the 1994 season. The number of typhoons f...[More..]
Typhoon 201329 (KROSA) 2013-10-30
Typhoon KROSA was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to move toward Luzon Island of Philippines without intensification. Now the number of typhoons, 29, reached the same level with 2004 se...[More..]
Typhoon 201328 (LEKIMA) 2013-10-21
Typhoon LEKIMA was formed in Marshall Islands. It is forecast to move west-north-west, toward Mariana Islands (Guam). The average number of typhoons per year is about 26 or 27, so the number of typho...[More..]
Typhoon 201327 (FRANCISCO) 2013-10-16
Typhoon FRANCISCO was formed in Mariana Islands. The forecast shows that the track is surprisingly similar to that of Typhoon WIPHA, and this is also increasing its intensity. [More..]
Typhoon 201326 (WIPHA) 2013-10-11
Typhoon WIPHA was formed in Mariana Islands. It is forecast to move northwest. [More..]
Typhoon 201325 (NARI) 2013-10-09
Typhoon NARI was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to move westward to make landfall in the north of Luzon Island, with possibility to pass near Manila. [More..]
Typhoon 201324 (DANAS) 2013-10-04
Typhoon DANAS was formed in Mariana Islands. It is forecast to move west for the moment. [More..]
Typhoon 201323 (FITOW) 2013-09-30
Typhoon FITOW was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to move northward to reach south of Japan. This is the second typhoon formed today, and the pace of typhoon formation is about four typ...[More..]
Typhoon 201322 (SEPAT) 2013-09-30
Typhoon SEPAT was formed in east of Chichijima, Ogasawara Islands. It is not a strong typhoon, but it is forecast to move west, and Ogsawara Islands will be into the gale wind circle. [More..]
Typhoon 201321 (WUTIP) 2013-09-27
Typhoon WUTIP was formed in South China Sea. It is forecast to move west slowly. [More..]
Typhoon 201320 (PABUK) 2013-09-21
Typhoon PABUK was formed in Mariana Islands. It is forecast to move northwest, and Ogasawara and Izu Islands may be directly affected by the typhoon. [More..]
Typhoon 201319 (USAGI) 2013-09-17
Typhoon USAGI was formed in east of Philippines. According to the forecast, it will move west toward Philippines. [More..]
Typhoon 201318 (MAN-YI) 2013-09-13
Typhoon MAN-YI was formed near Ogasawara.The forecast track shows that it will move northward to pass near Ogasawara Islands and Izu Islands. According to the forecast by Japan Meteorological Agency,...[More..]
Typhoon 201317 (TORAJI) 2013-09-02
Typhoon TORAJI was formed in west of Kumejima Island. The cloud of the typhoon is extending from south to north, and is connected to the front causing rainy season in autumn. The motion of the typhoo...[More..]
Typhoon 201316 (YUTU) 2013-09-01
Typhoon YUTU was formed near Midway Islands. We already had two typhoons, Typhoon PEWA and Typhoon UNALA, which were formed in the central Pacific as hurricanes. This typhoon was also born near the c...[More..]
Typhoon 201315 (KONG-REY) 2013-08-27
Typhoon KONG-REY was born in east of Philippines. It is forecast to move north to draw near to Sakishima Islands. It is expected to be a typhoon striking this area just after Typhoon TRAMI. [More..]
Typhoon 201314 (UNALA) 2013-08-20
Typhoon UNALA was changed from hurricane (tropical depression) to a typhoon near Midway Islands. This typhoon made a rare event of two successive "across-the-border" typhoons within two days, but thi...[More..]
Typhoon 201313 (PEWA) 2013-08-18
Typhoon PEWA is located near Midway Islands. However, it does not mean it was born here, but it changed from a hurricane to a typhoon after passing the 180E border. This kind of "across-the-border" t...[More..]
Typhoon 201312 (TRAMI) 2013-08-18
Typhoon TRAMI was formed in south of Okinawa. This was first born as a tropical depression, then moved south to became a typhoon, but now it is forecast to move back toward north. The track may be fu...[More..]
Typhoon 201311 (UTOR) 2013-08-10
Typhoon UTOR was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to keep moving west, reaching somewhere between the northern part of Luzon Island and Luzon Strait. The shape of clouds looks like compa...[More..]
Typhoon 201310 (MANGKHUT) 2013-08-06
Typhoon MANGKHUT was formed in South China Sea. It is now located not so far from the coast of central Vietnam, but it is forecast to move along the coast of Vietnam to reach northern Vietnam. [More..]
Typhoon 201309 (JEBI) 2013-7-31
Typhoon JEBI was formed in South China Sea. It is forecast to move northwest toward Vietnam. [More..]
Typhoon 201308 (CIMARON) 2013-07-17
Typhoon CIMARON was formed in east of Philippines. The typhoon is now located in the north of Luzon Island, and is forecast to move to South China Sea. We are seeing the successive formation of typho...[More..]
Typhoon 201307 (SOULIK) 2013-07-08
Typhoon SOULIK was formed in Mariana Islands. It is now passing islands in north of Sapian, and Saipan is outside of the gale wind circle. It is forecast to keep moving west with a steady pace of int...[More..]
Typhoon 201306 (RUMBIA) 2013-06-28
Typhoon RUMBIA was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to move west-north-west direction along the Pacific coast of Philinppines. It is also expected to draw near to Luzon Island, including...[More..]
Typhoon 201305 (BEBINCA) 2013-06-21
Typhoon BEBINCA was formed in South China Sea. It is forecast to move toward the south of China to Vietnam. [More..]
Typhoon 201304 (LEEPI) 2013-06-19
Typhoon LEEPI keeps moving north, and Sakishima Islands are entering the circle of gust winds. It is forecast to keep moving north, and traverse Okinawa Prefectore from south to north. However, as th...[More..]
Typhoon 201303 (YAGI) 2013-06-11
Typhoon YAGI still has a biased distribution of clouds, and its intensification is stopped. The focus here is more on the Meiu front in north of the typhoon, and how much rain it will bring about. Ex...[More..]
Typhoon 201302 (SHANSHAN) 2013-02-22
Typhoon SHANSHAN was formed in South China Sea. Having multiple typhoons as of February 22 is relatively rare; the last time was 1992, about 20 years ago, and this is the fifth since 1951. If we defi...[More..]
Typhoon 201301 (SONAMU) 2013-01-04
Typhoon SONAMU was formed in Sulu Sea. The formation of a typhoon at this time of year, January 3, 09 UTC, is the fourth earlist formation since 1951, only after Typhoon 195501, Typhoon 195701, Typho...[More..]

2012

Summary of Typhoons in 2012 2012-12-30
The 2012 typhoon season had 25 typhoons, which is almost equal to the average. The number of typhoons approaching Okinawa and Amami was 12, which was much larger than the average of 7.6. At the same ...[More..]
Typhoon 201225 (WUKONG) 2012-12-25
Typhoon WUKONG was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to traverse the south of Philippines, and move to South China Sea. It looks close to southern Mindanao Island, which was struck very h...[More..]
Typhoon 201224 (BOPHA) 2012-11-27
Typhoon BOPHA was formed in Marshall Islands. The latitude of its birthplace is around 4 degree north, whish is very close to the equator. Searching by Typhoon Birthplace Map, since 1951 there are on...[More..]
Typhoon 201223 (SON-TINH) 2012-10-24
Typhoon SON-TINH was formed in east of Mindanao Island. It is moving west, already located near Philippines, and it is expected to traverse Central Philippines. [More..]
Typhoon 201222 (MARIA) 2012-10-15
Typhoon MARIA was formed in Mariana Islands. The typhoon forecast says that it will move toward Ogasawara Islands, and the tracking chart of this year shows that Ogasawara Islands are where typhoon t...[More..]
Typhoon 201221 (PRAPIROON) 2012-10-07
Typhoon PRAPIROON was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to move westward, but the forecast seems to have some uncertainty at this moment. [More..]
Typhoon 201220 (GAEMI) 2012-10-01
Typhoon GAEMI was formed in South China Sea. The typhoon is now stationary, and is forecast to stay longer around the current location. [More..]
Typhoon 201219 (MALIKSI) 2012-10-01
Typhoon MALIKSI was formed in Mariana Islands. It is forecast to move toward Ogasawara Islands. [More..]
Typhoon 201218 (EWINIAR) 2012-09-25
Typhoon EWINIAR was formed in south of Japan. It is forecast to move northward near Ogasawara Islands and Izu Islands. [More..]
Typhoon 201217 (JELAWAT) 2012-09-21
Typhoon JELAWAT was formed in the east of Philippines. The forecast expects that it moves slowly for the moment.[More..]
Typhoon 201216 (SANBA) 2012-09-11
Typhoon SANBA was formed in Caroline Islands. Palau is now within the gale-force wind area. The typhoon is forecast to move northward off the east coast of Phillipines, which is known to be a favorab...[More..]
Typhoon 201215 (BOLAVEN) 2012-08-23
Typhoon BOLAVEN has large well-developed clouds around center, but its rotation has not become stronger, so its intensification has been stopped for a while. However, I think this typhoon will not en...[More..]
Typhoon 201214 (TEMBIN) 2012-08-23
Typhoon TEMBIN showed re-intensification this morning, but effect on Sakishima Islands will not increase from now, and the current situation indicates that strong winds and heavy rains are not the le...[More..]
Typhoon 201213 (KAI-TAK) 2012-08-16
Typhoon KAI-TAK has passed Philippines to enter South China Sea, and is now slowly intensifying. It has thick clouds in front of the center, and these will soon cover the south of Guangdong Province ...[More..]
Typhoon 201212 (KIROGI) 2012-08-08
Typhoon KIROGI was formed in far east from Japan. It is not expected to make any effect on land. This typhoon had been watched since August 4, but the issue of information was stopped on August 6 due...[More..]
Typhoon 201211 (HAIKUI) 2012-08-03
Typhoon HAIKUI was formed near Ogasawara Islands. This typhoon has a large extent of clouds, and hence the center of the typhoon is still unclear, but it is likely to intensify after the clouds becom...[More..]
Typhoon 201210 (DAMREY) 2012-08-02
Typhoon DAMREY is moving west in Yellow Sea, and is expected to make landfall somewhere from Jiangsu Province and Shandong Province. Due to the compact size of the typhoon, it keeps its structure and...[More..]
Typhoon 201209 (SAOLA) 2012-07-31
Typhoon SAOLA is moving north in south of Sakishima Islands, and evolved into a large typhoon whose gale wind area includes from Naha to Sakishima Islands, from Taiwan to the north of Philippines. Th...[More..]
Typhoon 201208 (VICENTE) 2012-07-24
Typhoon VICENTE intensified rapidly since the last afternoon, and made landfall without losing intensity at about 50km west of Macau. A typhoon with such a strong intensity is relatively rare in this...[More..]
Typhoon 201207 (KHANUN) 2012-07-16
Typhoon KHANUN was formed in south of Japan. It is forecast to pass somewhere around Amami Oshima Island and enter into East China Sea. This typhoon is not expected to show a steady intensification, ...[More..]
Typhoon 201206 (DOKSURI) 2012-06-27
Typhoon DOKSURI was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to move northwest, passing the north of Philippines to South China Sea. [More..]
Typhoon 201205 (TALIM) 2012-06-18
Typhoon TALIM was formed in South China Sea. It is forecast to move slowly toward east. [More..]
Typhoon 201204 (GUCHOL) 2012-06-18
Typhoon GUCHOL is drawing near to Okinawa, and several places are already within the gale wind circle. Weather radar image shows the shape of typhoon clouds clearly, and AMeDAS wind maps shows the wi...[More..]
Typhoon 201203 (MAWAR) 2012-06-05
Typhoon MAWAR passed west of Daitojima Islands and is moving to south of Honshu Island. Daitojima Islands entered into the right side of the moving direction of the typhoon, which caused strong winds...[More..]
Typhoon 201202 (SANVU) 2012-05-22
Typhoon SANVU was formed in Mariana Islands. Guam is now in the circle of 30 kt winds. It is forecast to move northwest. [More..]
Typhoon 201201 (PAKHAR) 2012-03-29
Typhoon PAKHAR was formed in South China Sea. It is almost stationary, and is expected to intensify slowly. For your information, this time of year is roughly the average as the birthday of the first...[More..]

2011

Summary of Typhoons in 2011 2011-12-31
The 2011 typhoon season had 21 typhoons, which is less than the average. The number of typhoons approaching Japan is also smaller than the average, but three typhoons that made landfall at Japan gave...[More..]
Typhoon 201121 (WASHI) 2011-12-17
Typhoon WASHI traversed Mindanao Island in the south of Philippines from last night to this morning. Disasters in Mindanao is extensive to the death toll of about 180, in addition to about 400 missin...[More..]
Typhoon 201120 (BANYAN) 2011-10-11
Typhoon BANYAN was formed in east of Mindanao Island. It is forecast to move through Philippines from the south to the north.[More..]
Typhoon 201119 (NALGAE) 2011-10-01
Typhoon NALGAE made landfall in the northern part of Luzon Island, Philippines. The point of landfall is near that of Typhoon NESAT. Manila is also in the circle of gale (30kt) wind. But this typhoon...[More..]
Typhoon 201118 (HAITANG) 2011-09-27
Typhoon HAITANG made landfall near Hue, Viet Nam. This typhoon has thick rainy clouds in the east and the north of the center, and this heavy rain will affect more than strong winds. Heavy rains will...[More..]
Typhoon 201117 (NESAT) 2011-09-27
Typhoon NESAT made landfall in the north of Luzon Island, Philippines, while keeping intensification. The strong winds of the typhoon is expected in this region, however, another concern is thick rai...[More..]
Typhoon 201116 (SONCA) 2011-09-15
Typhoon SONCA was formed near Minamitorishima Island. Recently we see the formation of small typhoons in a row, but the number of typhoons at this time of year is almost the same with average. This t...[More..]
Typhoon 201115 (ROKE) 2011-09-13
Typhoon ROKE was formed in south of Japan. It took a long time to develop into a typhoon from it was born as a tropical depression, but today its cloud has been better organized than before. This typ...[More..]
Typhoon 201114 (KULAP) 2011-09-07
Typhoon KULAP was formed in south of Japan. The formation of a typhoon is usually declared on 3, 9, 15, 21 JST (0, 6, 12, 18 UTC), but the formation of this typhoon is irregular, which is declared on...[More..]
Typhoon 201113 (NORU) 2011-09-04
Typhoon NORU was formed in the neighborhood of Minamitorishima Island. This typhoon is forecas to move northward in the Pacific Ocean, and no effect is expected on Japan. By the way, Typhoon TALAS, j...[More..]
Typhoon 201112 (TALAS) 2011-09-02
Typhoon TALAS is located in south of Shikoku, and still moving slowly toward north. Weather radar image shows that heavy rains have started in the southeast of Shikoku, east coast of Kii Peninsula an...[More..]
Typhoon 201111 (NANMADOL) 2011-08-26
Typhoon NANMADOL has intensified rapidly in east of Philippines. The northeast of Luzon Island, Philippines, has entered into the storm-wind circle. This typhoon had compact and well-developed clouds...[More..]
Typhoon 201110 (MERBOK) 2011-08-03
Typhoon MERBOK was formed near Wake Island. It is forecast to move near Minamitorishima Island with a steady intensification. [More..]
Typhoon 201109 (MUIFA) 2011-08-05
Typhoon MUIFA is located in south of Okinawa Main Island, and is turning slowly to northwest. Weather radar data shows that heavy rains and strong winds are now being observed in Okinawa Main Islands...[More..]
Typhoon 201108 (NOCK-TEN) 2011-07-26
Typhoon NOCK-TEN was formed in east of Philippines. It will soon make landfall at Luzon Island, Philippines, and is forecast to pass near Manila. [More..]
Typhoon 201107 (TOKAGE) 2011-07-15
Typhoon TOKAGE was formed in east of Philippines. This typhoon, however, will be affected by a stronger typhoon, Typhoon MA-ON, which is expected to come in north of this area. [More..]
Typhoon 201106 (MA-ON) 2011-07-18
Typhoon MA-ON keeps moving northward. Because of the large size of the typhoon, it drew near to Japan with little weakening. Western Japan is already within the gale wind circle, and heavy rains were...[More..]
Typhoon 201105 (MEARI) 2011-06-24
Typhoon MEARI is drawing near to Sakishima Islands. This typhoon is a "large typhoon" having a large gale wind (30-kt) circle, so Sakishima Islands will soon be covered by the gale wind circle. This ...[More..]
Typhoon 201104 (HAIMA) 2011-06-21
Typhoon HAIMA was formed in South China Sea. This typhoon has finally formed after three and half days of tropical depression, but it is now already close to mainland China, so it does not have time ...[More..]
Typhoon 201103 (SARIKA) 2011-06-10
Typhoon SARIKA was formed in south of South China Sea. The area of clouds is small at this moment, and it will make landfall in one day in the south of mainland China, so it has little chance of inte...[More..]
Typhoon 201102 (SONGDA) 2011-05-27
Typhoon SONGDA has passed its peak intensity in east of Philippines. In comparision to yesterday, the image below indicates that thick clouds around the center are decreased, and the eye expanded wit...[More..]
Typhoon 201101 (AERE) 2011-5-11
Typhoon AERE recurved its track, and moving over South West Islands with increasing its speed. It passed the northern coast of Okinawa main island, and now entered into Kagoshima prefecture. AMeDAS w...[More..]

2010

Summary of Typhoons in 2010 2010-12-31
The 2010 typhoon season had 14 typhoons, which broke the lowest record of 16 typhoons in 1998 and is the historical minimum since 1951. We had two landfalling typhoons in Japan, but they were unique ...[More..]
Typhoon 201014 (CHABA) 2010-10-28
Typhoon CHABA is recurving toward northeast, and moving in suoth of Okinawa. The intensity of the typhoon seems to be at peak today, and a large eye is visible on the satellite image below or the wea...[More..]
Typhoon 201013 (MEGI) 2010-10-19
Typhoon MEGI is now traversing across Luzon Island, and will soon enter into South China Sea. The situation in the northern Luzon Island is not clear due to the failure of communication network. The ...[More..]
Typhoon 201012 (MALAKAS) 2010-09-24
Typhoon MALAKAS approached Ogasawara Islands which is already inside the gale wind circle, and will soon enters the storm wind circle. The satellite image below shows that the typhoon has the big eye...[More..]
Typhoon 201011 (FANAPI) 2010-09-19
Typhoon FANAPI is passing Sakishima Islands. Hateruma airport recorded the maximum gust of 63.8m/s at 1:45 JST. This typhoon has more developed eyewall on the east side, so the maximum wind was recor...[More..]
Typhoon 201010 (MERANTI) 2010-09-09
Typhoon MERANTI was formed in the north of South China Sea. It is now moving north, and it is forecast to make landfall at mainland China after moving along the west coast of Taiwan. The cloud shape ...[More..]
Typhoon 201009 (MALOU) 2010-09-07
Typhoon MALOU has passed near Tsushima Islands and now moving off the coast of San-in. The typhoon has weakened, but clouds are extending toward the front of the typhoon, so heavy rains may be occurr...[More..]
Typhoon 201008 (NAMTHEUN) 2010-08-31
Typhoon NAMTHEUN has a irregular shape as seen on the visible image below. The center of circulation, which can be regarded as the eye, has surrounding clouds at just low altitudes, and rainy clouds ...[More..]
Typhoon 201007 (KOMPASU) 2010-09-01
Typhoon KOMPASU was small, so the extent of damage is very different even inside Okinawa main island. In the south, Naha was not affected by the typhoon, while in the north, Nago and nearby islands w...[More..]
Typhoon 201006 (LIONROCK) 2010-08-30
Typhoon LIONROCK's future track may become more complex due to the effect of Typhoon KOMPASU born nearby. The current forecast circle extends from mainland China to Taiwan. [More..]
Typhoon 201005 (MINDULLE) 2010-08-24
Typhoon MINDULLE made landfall near Vinh, Vietnam. It is reported that 137 fishermen are missing. Heavy rains were observed not only in Vietnam but also in Thailand. [More..]
Typhoon 201004 (DIANMU) 2010-08-13
Typhoon DIANMU made landfall near Akita City at 17 JST yesterday, passed over Akita and Iwate Prefecture to reach the Pacific Ocean, and became an extra-tropical cyclone. Heavy rains and strong winds...[More..]
Typhoon 201003 (CHANTHU) 2010-07-19
Typhoon CHANTHU was formed in South China Sea. This has already moved across Philippines as a tropical depression, and intensified into a typhoon as it moves away from Philippines. The forecast track...[More..]
Typhoon 201002 (CONSON) 2010-07-17
Typhoon CONSON is moving westward along the southern coast of Hainan Island, and damages by the typhoon are reported from Hainan Island. Strong winds and rainy clouds cover Hainan Island and central ...[More..]
Typhoon 201001 (OMAIS) 2010-03-24
Typhoon OMAIS was formed in east of Philippines. This is the first typhoon of thie season, but the lifetime is not expected to be so long, and may die soon before "wandering around" as the typhoon na...[More..]

2009

Summary of Typhoons in 2009 2009-12-30
The 2009 typhoon season had 22 typhoons, which is a smaller number than average, and the same number with the 2008 typhoon season. This year we had the first typhoon in 2 years that made landfall at ...[More..]
Typhoon 200922 (NIDA) 2009-11-26
Typhoon NIDA has passed its peak intensity between last night and this morning. A very small rounded eye indicates extremely strong winds at the center, but it is difficult to keep this intensity for...[More..]
Typhoon 200921 (MIRINAE) 2009-11-02
Typhoon MIRINAE made landfall at central Vietnam. This typhoon is moving toward Cambodia while weakening, and southern Vietnam will also be affected. [More..]
Typhoon 200920 (LUPIT) 2009-10-25
Typhoon LUPIT is located in south of Okinawa, and South West Islands are within the gale wind (30kt) area. Daitojima Area will enter into the storm wind (50kt) area soon. [More..]
Typhoon 200919 (NEPARTAK) 2009-10-09
Typhoon NEPARTAK was formed in Mariana Islands. The forecast says that the typhoon will move toward north. [More..]
Typhoon 200918 (MELOR) 2009-10-08
Typhoon MELOR made landfall at Chita Peninsula in Aichi Prefecture after 5 AM JST. At this moment, some areas from Kinki to Kanto is within the storm wind (>50kt) circle. Rainfall is increasing at ma...[More..]
Typhoon 200917 (PARMA) 2009-10-10
Typhoon PARMA stayed around in the north of Luzon Island for as many as six days, and finally went away from Luzon into South China Sea in the afternoon of October 9. As concerned, however, heavy rai...[More..]
Typhoon 200916 (KETSANA) 2009-10-01
Typhoon KETSANA has brought severe disasters in South East Asia, and the death toll is increasing over time to reach about 400. The specific numbers differ from media to media, but some media say tha...[More..]
Typhoon 200915 (KOPPU) 2009-09-14
Typhoon KOPPU was formed in the north of South China Sea. This typhoon is forecast to move from southern China to Vietnam, which is similar to the recent Typhoon MUJIGAE. [More..]
Typhoon 200914 (CHOI-WAN) 2009-09-19
Typhoon CHOI-WAN is now passing near Ogasawara Islands and the area is within the storm wind circle. Chichijima recorded the maximum gale of 42.9m/s at 14:56 JST. The typhoon has passed the closest p...[More..]
Typhoon 200913 (MUJIGAE) 2009-09-10
Typhoon MUJIGAE was formed in South China Sea. It is forecast to move westward and draw near to Hainan Islands. [More..]
Typhoon 200912 (DUJUAN) 2009-09-08
Typhoon DUJUAN is passing Izu Islands. The environment of this typhoon was not suitable for intensification from the beginning, so it moved north without so much intensification. Its impact seems to ...[More..]
Typhoon 200911 (KROVANH) 2009-08-31
Typhoon KROVANH is passing Izu Islands. Observations of the passing of the eye can be seen at Hachijyojima (and Yaemigahara), where typhoon has passed the neighborhood around 06:30 JST. Active clouds...[More..]
Typhoon 200910 (VAMCO) 2009-08-18
Typhoon VAMCO was formed in Marshall Islands. This typhoon is small in size, but is forecas to intensify. The area that this typhoon was formed, namely Marshall Islands, is known to give birth to maj...[More..]
Typhoon 200909 (ETAU) 2009-08-10
Typhoon ETAU is approaching to Japan, and is forecast to move along the south coast of Honshu. Torrential rains have been observed in Shikoku and Chugoku regions since yesterday, and AMeDAS Event Det...[More..]
Typhoon 200908 (MORAKOT) 2009-08-09
Typhoon MORAKOT is causing extensive disasters in Taiwan. According to Central Weather Bureau of Taiwan, the rainfall from 00 LT of August 6 to 19 LT of August 9 reached 2726mm at Alishan and 2551mm ...[More..]
Typhoon 200907 (GONI) 2009-08-03
Typhoon GONI was formed in the northern area of South China Sea. This is not a strong typhoon at this moment, but is expected to move near Guangdong Province and Hong Kong area. By the way, this typh...[More..]
Typhoon 200906 (MOLAVE) 2009-07-16
Typhoon MOLAVE was formed in east of Philippines. Forecast says that this typhoon will move into South China Sea passing around in the north of Luzon Island. Recently a few typhoons in a row moved in...[More..]
Typhoon 200905 (SOUDELOR) 2009-07-11
Typhoon SOUDELOR was formed in the northern part of South China Sea. This typhoon is located near the land of China, so it is expected to be a short-lived typhoon after approaching Hainan Island or L...[More..]
Typhoon 200904 (NANGKA) 2009-06-23
Typhoon NANGKA was formed in east of Philippines. The typhoon is actually located very near to Samar Island, and is forecast to move across Philippines. The typhoon is not a strong one but with thick...[More..]
Typhoon 200903 (LINFA) 2009-06-21
Typhoon LINFA was first forecast to move eastward, but it later turned to north and is now moving along Taiwan Strait, so it may affect both sides of the Strait. Taiwan Strait is not so wide, and it ...[More..]
Typhoon 200902 (CHAN-HOM) 2009-05-07
Typhoon CHAN-HOM moved eastward in South China Sea, and is expected to make landfall soon in the northern part of Luzon Island. A part of Luzon Island is now in the 50-kt wind area, and Manila is als...[More..]
Typhoon 200901 (KUJIRA) 2009-05-06
Typhoon KUJIRA's peak intensity was observed yesterday, and it is slowly weakening now, but it is forecast to approach to Ogasawara Islands tomorrow morning. [More..]

2008

Summary of Typhoons in 2008 2008-12-27
The 2008 typhoon season had 22 typhoons, which is a smaller number than average, and this season was even less active than the 2007 typhoon season. Because many typhoons did not turn north and move w...[More..]
Typhoon 200822 (DOLPHIN) 2008-12-12
Typhoon DOLPHIN was formed in Mariana Islands. It is a small typhoon, but is forecast to intensify as it moves to west. [More..]
Typhoon 200821 (NOUL) 2008-11-16
Typhoon NOUL was formed in South China Sea. This typhoon is forecast to intensify little, but may affect the south of Vietnam and the south of Thailand. [More..]
Typhoon 200820 (HAISHEN) 2008-11-16
Typhoon HAISHEN was formed in west of Minamitorishima. It is expected to become an extratropical cyclone without further intensification. [More..]
Typhoon 200819 (MAYSAK) 2008-11-07
Typhoon MAYSAK was formed in South China Sea. It is a small typhoon at this moment, and is expected to move westward in South China Sea without considerable intensification. [More..]
Typhoon 200818 (BAVI) 2008-10-19
Typhoon BAVI was formed near Ogasawara Islands. This typhoon is already in the process of transforming into an extratropical cyclone, and it is not expected to affect any lands. [More..]
Typhoon 200817 (HIGOS) 2008-09-30
Typhoon HIGOS was formed in east of Philippines. This is located just east of Samar Island, and will move toward Luzon Island over many islands of Philippines. [More..]
Typhoon 200816 (MEKKHALA) 2008-09-29
Typhoon MEKKHALA was formed in South China Sea. This typhoon is not expected to become a strong one, but it is going to hit southern China and Vietnam, which were severely affected by torrential rain...[More..]
Typhoon 200815 (JANGMI) 2008-09-28
Typhoon JANGMI made landfall at Yilan County, Taiwan, on 15:40 local time, and will traverse the central mountains of Taiwan by tomorrow morning. The typhoon has started weakening before making landf...[More..]
Typhoon 200814 (HAGUPIT) 2008-09-29
Typhoon HAGUPIT has caused floodings and landslides in northern Vietnam, and it is reported that 32 people were killed at this moment. On the other hand, economic loss in China has increased for coll...[More..]
Typhoon 200813 (SINLAKU) 2008-09-19
Typhoon SINLAKU passed near Tanegashima, and is moving in south of Kyushu, Shikoku, and Honshu. This typhoon gives larger impacts on rains rather than winds, and it still has very active clouds with ...[More..]
Typhoon 200812 (NURI) 2008-08-20
Typhoon NURI is passing just off the northern tip of Luzon Island, Philippines, and its direction is changing from west to north. This typhoon has thick clouds mainly in the south, so it seems the no...[More..]
Typhoon 200811 (VONGFONG) 2008-08-15
Typhoon VONGFONG was formed in south of Japan. This typhoon was born in the north of 30 degrees, so it is already near Japan. This typhoon is not strong, however, Izu Islands will be affected by this...[More..]
Typhoon 200810 (PHANFONE) 2008-08-10
Typhoon PHANFONE was formed in far east from Japan. The birthplace was more north than 30 degree, so it is forecast to weaken without intensification. [More..]
Typhoon 200809 (KAMMURI) 2008-08-12
Typhoon KAMMURI made landfall at Guangdong Province of China, and weakened to a tropical depression near Hanoi, Vietnam. Due to the rainy clouds of the storm, the damage of heavy rains is extending i...[More..]
Typhoon 200808 (FUNG-WONG) 2008-07-27
Typhoon FUNG-WONG had an imbalanced shape whose clouds were formed in suoth of the center, but now its clouds are surrounding the eye, which indicates intensification. The boundary of the eye is stil...[More..]
Typhoon 200807 (KALMAEGI) 2008-07-18
Typhoon KALMAEGI moved northward including Sakishima Islands into 30kts strong winda area, then made landfall in Taiwan, passing Taipei, and entered East China Sea. This typhoon is forecast to make l...[More..]
Typhoon 200806 (FENGSHEN) 2008-06-22
Typhoon FENGSHEN struck Metro Manila and passed toward north. While extended damage at many places has been reported, it was also reported that a ferry with passengers sank (capsized) off Sibuyan Isl...[More..]
Typhoon 200805 (NAKRI) 2008-06-03
Typhoon NAKRI is passing in the south of Izu Islands. It has already weakened, but the rough sea will continue for a while. Typhoons formed in May showed almost the same tracks to pass the south of I...[More..]
Typhoon 200804 (HALONG) 2008-05-19
Typhoon HALONG was born in South China Sea, and was in the beginning of intensification on the 17th, but soon it reached to the mountainous areas of 2000 meters in the north of Luzon Island, and its ...[More..]
Typhoon 200803 (MATMO) 2008-05-17
Typhoon MATMO will approach to Ogasawara Islands today, but it has already weakened so the impact will be minor. [More..]
Typhoon 200802 (RAMMASUN) 2008-05-12
Typhoon RAMMASUN started to weaken about 20 degrees latitude, and the shape of clouds are getting less organized. By tomorrow morning, Izu Islands, especially in the south, will be hit directly by th...[More..]
Typhoon 200801 (NEOGURI) 2008-04-17
Typhoon NEOGURI changed its direction from west to north on South China Sea, and now moving off the coast of Vietnam. The area of 50kt winds or more is just glancing the coast of Vietnam, but Hainan ...[More..]

2007

Summary of Typhoons in 2007 2007-12-30
The 2007 typhoon season had 24 typhoons, which is a little smaller than average, and this season was a relatively inactive season. This season can be characterized by many typhoons that approached Ok...[More..]
Typhoon 200724 (HAGIBIS) 2007-11-25
Typhoon HAGIBIS made a sharp turn just before Vietnam, exactly as predicted by Japan Meteorological Agency, and is going back to its birthplace (?), Philippines. The typhoon has weakened during its s...[More..]
Typhoon 200723 (MITAG) 2007-11-27
Typhoon MITAG crossed the northern part of Luzon Island, and is wandering around in south of Okinawa going north and south, showing a complex track to the end of the life. The death toll of this typh...[More..]
Typhoon 200722 (TAPAH) 2007-11-12
Typhoon TAPAH was formed in south of Iwo To. This typhoon, however, is already in the process of changing to an extratropical cyclone, and the forecast expects a short-lived typhoon that becomes an e...[More..]
Typhoon 200721 (PEIPAH) 2007-11-03
Typhoon PEIPAH was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to make landfall at Luzon Island. This typhoon is small in size, but may intensify easier under favorable conditions. From now on Phli...[More..]
Typhoon 200720 (FAXAI) 2007-10-27
Typhoon FAXAI is increasing its speed to 95km/h, passing Izu Islands, and it will move away to the east from Kanto Region as early as this evening. It is going to be an extratropical cyclone, but is ...[More..]
Typhoon 200719 (KAJIKI) 2007-10-20
Typhoon KAJIKI has increased its intensity with well-developed clouds at the core. It may intensify further when approaching Ogasawara Islands. [More..]
Typhoon 200718 (LINGLING) 2007-10-12
Typhoon LINGLING was formed near Wake Island. This typhoon is forecast to move in the middle of Pacific Ocean with little intensification. [More..]
Typhoon 200717 (PODUL) 2007-10-06
Typhoon PODUL was formed in far east of Japan. A cyclone that became this typhoon has been there for a while, but it suddenly upgraded to a typhoon today. It could be argued that now is the most appr...[More..]
Typhoon 200716 (HAIYAN) 2007-10-06
Typhoon HAIYAN was formed near Midway Islands. This typhoon was born in higher latitude, so it will not intensify so much and be short-lived. Compareing the images of Typhoon 200715 and Typoon 200716...[More..]
Typhoon 200715 (KROSA) 2007-10-06
Typhoon KROSA recorded the maximum gust of 63.2m/s at Yonaguni Island, and suddenly turned westward to make landfall at Taiwan. However, the typhoon might be blocked by the central mountain range of ...[More..]
Typhoon 200714 (LEKIMA) 2007-10-08
Typhoon LEKIMA killed 61 people and other 15 people are still missing in Vietnam. Some said that the flood caused by this typhoon was worst in these 45 years in Vietnam's mountainous north, and traff...[More..]
Typhoon 200713 (FRANCISCO) 2007-09-23
Typhoon FRANCISCO was formed in north of South China Sea. It is forecast to move over Hainan Islands, then heading towards the northern part of Vietnam. [More..]
Typhoon 200712 (WIPHA) 2007-09-18
Typhoon WIPHA has passed over Iriomote Island. The maximum gust of 65.9m/s (the second on record) was recorded at Iriomote, and 59.5m/s was recorded at Ishigaki. According to the record of Iriomote s...[More..]
Typhoon 200711 (NARI) 2007-09-18
Typhoon NARI made landfall at South Korea, and died afterwards, but damage from heavy rains and strong winds was especially severe at Jeju Island, with people being killed or are missing are about 20...[More..]
Typhoon 200710 (DANAS) 2007-09-10
Typhoon DANAS is still in a intensification process in spite of its location of 36 to 37 degree north, which is a little northern location for a typhoon. Near Japan, Daily Sea Surface Temperature sho...[More..]
Typhoon 200709 (FITOW) 2007-09-07
Typhoon FITOW is increasing its speed, moving from Kanto to Tohoku. It is clear from AMeDAS Event Detection that the rainfall from this typhoon was record-breaking at some places, especially from Izu...[More..]
Typhoon 200708 (SEPAT) 2007-08-18
Typhoon SEPAT made landfall near Hualien, Taiwan, around 05:40 AM local time, and passed across mountains in the middle of the island and entered into Taiwan Strait in the morning. The typhoon moved ...[More..]
Typhoon 200707 (WUTIP) 2007-08-08
Typhoon WUTIP is expanding its cloud regions. Checking on Google Earth, distance to Typhoon PABUK is as close as about 700km, and the typhoon is expending its cloud regions to the west, so on infrare...[More..]
Typhoon 200706 (PABUK) 2007-08-14
Typhoon PABUK passed the southern tip of Taiwan, and crossed South China Sea to Guangdong Province and Hong Kong. And it further moved westward near Hainan Island, weakened to a tropical depression, ...[More..]
Typhoon 200705 (USAGI) 2007-08-02
Typhoon USAGI made landfall at Hyuga city in Miyazaki Prefecture before 18 JST. The clouds around the center seems to be extremely active, and the amount of precipitation at Oita and Miyazaki Prefect...[More..]
Typhoon 200704 (MAN-YI) 2007-07-14
Typhoon MAN-YI seemed to be weakened after passing Okinawa, but it recovered again, and is approaching Kyushu keeping its intensity. It made landfall at Osumi Peninsula around 14 JST. The rainfall by...[More..]
Typhoon 200703 (TORAJI) 2007-07-05
Typhoon TORAJI was formed in the Gulf of Tonkin. This area is narrowly enclosed by Hainan Island, China Mainland, and Vietnam, so the typhoon is expected to make landfall and disappear just after for...[More..]
Typhoon 200702 (YUTU) 2007-05-21
Typhoon YUTU is moving toward Ogasawara Islands. Iwo-Jima has already entered within the 50-kt winds area, and Chichi-Jima will also enter into the 30-kt winds area tonight. This typhoon still keeps ...[More..]
Typhoon 200701 (KONG-RAY) 2007-04-03
Typhoon KONG-RAY has passed in north of Saipan, and now passing over the northern part of North Mariana Islands. The size of clouds has decreased from the beginning while it is slightly getting stron...[More..]

2006

Summary of Typhoons in 2006 2006-12-29
The number of typhoons in 2006 was 23, which is the same number as 2005, and is still smaller than the average number of about 27. The number of typhoons that made landfall at Japan is also as small ...[More..]
Typhoon 200623 (TRAMI) 2006-12-17
Typhoon TRAMI was formed in east of Philippines. This typhoon will again move toward Philippines, following the previous typhoons such as Typhoon UTOR. We have seen the intermittent formation of typh...[More..]
Typhoon 200622 (UTOR) 2006-12-12
Typhoon UTOR seems to be a typhoon whose intensity prediction is bothersome. When it made landfall at the islands of Philippines, it showed a sudden intensification where usually typhoons got weakene...[More..]
Typhoon 200621 (DURIAN) 2006-12-06
Typhoon DURIAN died in the middle of the Gulf of Thailand, but it left extensive damage to Philippines and Vietnam. People who were killed or missing is about 100 in Vetnam, and 120,000 houses were d...[More..]
Typhoon 200620 (CHEBI) 2006-11-11
Typhoon CHEBI has shown rapid intensification of 60hPa in 9 hours since 0300 UTC on 10 Nov (by real-time observation). The central pressure reached 925hPa, and made landfall on the east coast of Luzo...[More..]
Typhoon 200619 (CIMARON) 2006-11-03
Typhoon CIMARON once turned north, and then turned down to south, and came back to the neighborhood where it was located about three days ago. The typhoon weakened during this wandering trip, and is ...[More..]
Typhoon 200618 (SOULIK) 2006-10-15
Typhoon SOULIK is weakening and passing about 60km distance to Ogasawara Islands. According to AMeDAS observation data, the center of the typhoon was closest between 7AM and 8AM local time. The bound...[More..]
Typhoon 200617 (RUMBIA) 2006-10-05
Typhoon RUMBIA is "large" in size, which means that it is large as the vortex of winds and strong winds are blowing in remote areas from the center, but as the cloud system it is sparse. It used to h...[More..]
Typhoon 200616 (BEBINCA) 2006-10-06
Typhoon BEBINCA changed to a tropical depression at 09:00 JST without having a well-formed structure through its life. At this moment an extra-tropical cyclone is developing in south of Honshu Island...[More..]
Typhoon 200615 (XANGSANE) 2006-09-30
Typhoon XANGSANE is approaching to Vietnam showing well-organized spiral clouds, and, although its intensity has peaked out, it is still a strong typhoon. The forecast track is getting a little north...[More..]
Typhoon 200614 (YAGI) 2006-09-22
Typhoon YAGI is now approaching to Ogasawara Islands. It will come to the closest from midnight to tomorrow morning, and Haha-jima has already entered into the area of 50-kt winds. The track of the t...[More..]
Typhoon 200613 (SHANSHAN) 2006-09-20
Typhoon SHANSHAN has weakened significantly, but it made landfall again near Ishikari City, Hokkaido, around 6:00 JST, and the maximum wind of 15m/s is observed in Hokkaido. [More..]
Typhoon 200612 (IOKE) 2006-09-29
Typhoon IOKE has forced people in Minami Torishima to evacuate, but according to the press release of Japan Meteorological Agency, they will restart the meteorological observation around October 1st....[More..]
Typhoon 200611 (SONAMU) 2006-08-16
Typhoon SONAMU disappeared as if it was absorbed into Typhoon WUKONG when distance to the center of Typhoon WUKONG was nearly 450km. In the end of its life, the shape was far from a typhoon, and this...[More..]
Typhoon 200610 (WUKONG) 2006-08-19
Typhoon WUKONG made landfall near Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Pref. around 1:00 AM JST on August 18, and went through the land to Japan Sea near Munakata City, Fukuoka Pref. around 05:00 AM JST on August...[More..]
Typhoon 200609 (BOPHA) 2006-08-08
Typhoon BOPHA has been slow in intensification and movement, and is now caught up by Typhoon SAOMAI. Hence this typhoon will be under the influence of Typhoon SAOMAI and be swung around it. Sakishima...[More..]
Typhoon 200608 (SAOMAI) 2006-08-19
The death toll in China by Typhoon SAOMAI is still increasing to 436. According to Reuters, "China had declassified natural disaster death tolls as state secrets last year," which is just recently. C...[More..]
Typhoon 200607 (MARIA) 2006-08-09
2006-08-05 1200 UTC 2006-08-06 1200 UTC 2006-08-07 1200 UTC 2006-08-08 1200 UTC Typhoon MARIA passed by Boso Peninsula and is moving away eastward in the Pacific. The above figures show the typhoon t...[More..]
Typhoon 200606 (PRAPIROON) 2006-08-03
Typhoon PRAPIROON is moving across South China Sea and is going to make landfall soon at Guangdong Province, China. This year China is suffering from many landfalling typhoons, and this typhoon will ...[More..]
Typhoon 200605 (KAEMI) 2006-07-24
Typhoon KAEMI is moving in south of Sakishima Islands, and will move near the southern part of Taiwan, according to forecasts. This typhoon is then likely to make landfall at China, and the areas tha...[More..]
Typhoon 200604 (BILIS) 2006-07-23
The damage of Typhoon BILIS has increased further to the death toll of 530. The reason of this increase when considerable time has passed since the strike of the typhoon may attribute to false report...[More..]
Typhoon 200603 (EWINIAR) 2006-07-08
Typhoon EWINIAR is still a strong typhoon, and although its intensity has weakened in comparison to its peak, very strong winds and heavy rains are expected near the center. Islands in Okinawa prefec...[More..]
Typhoon 200602 (JELAWAT) 2006-06-27
Typhoon JELAWAT was formed in South China Sea. This means that two consecutive typhoons are found in South China Sea, but, according to forecasts, this typhoon will not deepen significantly in compar...[More..]
Typhoon 200601 (CHANCHU) 2006-05-26
The insufficient tsunami warning system became a serious issue after the unprecedented disasters by the Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2004. The damage could have been avoided if appropriate tsunami warning...[More..]

2005

Summary of Typhoons in 2005 2005-12-31
The number of typhoons in the year 2005 was 23, much smaller than the average number of 27. The number of typhoons making landfall on Japan was 3, which is nearly average (2.6). Generally speaking, t...[More..]
Typhoon 200523 (BOLAVEN) 2005-11-16
Typhoon BOLAVEN was born in east of Philippines. It is forecast to keep a slow motion toward Philippines. It may also intensify a little in the near future. [More..]
Typhoon 200522 (TEMBIN) 2005-11-10
Typhoon TEMBIN was born in east of Philippines. Then it made landfall at Philippines, but its intensity is still weak. [More..]
Typhoon 200521 (KAI-TAK) 2005-11-02
Typhoon KAI-TAK has already weakened, and is moving along the coast of central Vietnam almost making landfall. Areas such as Hue and Danang was severely affected by the typhoon, and it is reported th...[More..]
Typhoon 200520 (KIROGI) 2005-10-18
Looking at the typhoon best track of this season, typhoons tend to pass similar areas multiple times. For example, the area between Sakishima Islands, Okinawa and Taiwan has been repeatedly visited b...[More..]
Typhoon 200519 (LONGWANG) 2005-10-03
Typhoon LONGWANG has traversed Taiwan to weaken, and later made landfall at Fujian Province, China. No large-scale damage by the typhoon has been reported at this moment. [More..]
Typhoon 200518 (DAMREY) 2005-09-29
The damage by Typhoon DAMREY at places in Asia is increasing as we receive latest information. The most damaged country seems to be Vietnam, where the number of people killed is more than 50, and the...[More..]
Typhoon 200517 (SAOLA) 2005-09-25
Typhoon SAOLA has passed near Hachijo-jima just after 6:00 AM. The maximum gust of 52.7m/s was recorded at Hachijo-jima, the rainfall of 300mm+ was recorded at Mikura-jima, and the southern part of I...[More..]
Typhoon 200516 (VICENTE) 2005-09-16
Typhoon VICENTE was born in South China Sea. This typhoon is forecast to make landfall between the central and the northern Vietnam. Typhoons born around here are usually not going to be strong, but ...[More..]
Typhoon 200515 (KHANUN) 2005-09-13
Typhoon KHANUN made landfall at China, and later weakened to transform into an extratropical cyclone. The damage in China is large - 14 people were killed and nine people are still missing. In recent...[More..]
Typhoon 200514 (NABI) 2005-09-07
Typhoon NABI is weakening and moving across Japan Sea. Hokkaido, in front of the direction of the typhoon, is heavily raining today, but it is expected that the strong winds of the typhoon will not b...[More..]
Typhoon 200513 (TALIM) 2005-09-01
Typhoon TALIM has passed through Okinawa and Taiwan, and is going to make landfall in China. Luckily enough, the damage of the typhoon has not magnified in those areas. As expected, the high mountain...[More..]
Typhoon 200512 (GUCHOL) 2005-08-25
Typhoon GUCHOL has passed 40 degree latitude, and still tenaciously live as a typhoon. This, however, is virtually lost from people's memory as they focus more on Typhoon MAWAR that might make landfa...[More..]
Typhoon 200511 (MAWAR) 2005-08-26
Typhoon MAWAR grazed Izu Peninsula, passed Miura Peninsula, moved along Tokyo Bay, and finally made landfall near Chiba City. Then it went through Chiba Prefecture and Ibaraki Prefecture, and is now ...[More..]
Typhoon 200510 (SANVU) 2005-08-13
Typhoon SANVU will soon make landfall near Shantou in Guangdong Province, China. For your information, the update of satellite images has been stopped due to the trouble (?) of the data provider. [More..]
Typhoon 200509 (MATSA) 2005-08-06
Typhoon MATSA made landfall near Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. The typhoon weakened before making lanfall, so it is not as strong as Typhoon 200413 any more, but people started evacuation in Zhe...[More..]
Typhoon 200508 (WASHI) 2005-07-29
Typhoon WASHI was born in north of South China Sea. It will soon make landfall at Hainan Island, and move across the Gulf of Tongking to the northern Vietnam. It is forecast to keep its current inten...[More..]
Typhoon 200507 (BANYAN) 2005-07-26
Typhoon BANYAN just made landfall near Kamogawa City in Boso Peninsula, according to Japan Meteorological Agency. This seems to be just a barely landfall, but in any case, this typhoon became the fir...[More..]
Typhoon 200506 (NALGAE) 2005-07-21
Typhoon NALGAE was born near Wake Island. The typhoon will not give direct impact on Japan. [More..]
Typhoon 200505 (HAITANG) 2005-07-19
Typhoon HAITANG spent a full day to move across Taiwan. Taiwan is a very steep island and its center is a row of mountains whose altitude are more than 4000 meters. It is a situation that obstacles o...[More..]
Typhoon 200504 (NESAT) 2005-6-10
Kanto and Koshin Regions have officially entered into the "rainy season" or Tsuyu due to the northward movement of Typhoon NESAT. The typhoon itself has weakened significantly and thick clouds around...[More..]
Typhoon 200503 (SONCA) 2005-4-27
Typhoon SONCA is now passing in south of Chichi-jima, Ogasawara. It has already weakened, so its effect may be limited. It seems, however, that Ogasawara has entered into the typhoon season in as ear...[More..]
Typhoon 200502 (ROKE) 2005-4-27
The time of death of Typhoon ROKE is March 18, 2005, 00:00 UTC, according to the interim report of Japan Meteorological Agency. In this database, however, it is displayed as March 17, 2005, 21:00 UTC...[More..]
2005 Cyclone INGRID 2005-3-16
Cyclone INGRID survives to the last moment. It has weakened to the central pressure of 968hPa (Category 3), but its cloud system is still well organized. The track so far has been relatively close to...[More..]
2005 Cyclone MEENA 2005-2-6
Southern hemisphere is now in the middle of the cyclone season. Cyclone MEENA is now deepening rapidly while passing across American Samoa, and if it keeps its southward direction, it will draw near ...[More..]
Typhoon 200501 (KULAP) 2005-1-18
Typhoon KULAP is overwhelmed by the cold air flowing from Siberia through Japan to the Pacific Ocean, and pushed to move toward northeast. Cell clouds present to the north and northwest of the typhoo...[More..]

2004

Summary of Typhoons in 2004 2005-07-03
We updated the AMeDAS Statistics for 2004 data, so this is a good chance to reanalyze typhoons that approached Japan during 2004 by searching Typhoon Disaster Information Database. Here we compare he...[More..]
Typhoon 200429 (NORU) 2004-12-19
Typhoon NORU was born in Mariana Islands. It is forecast to pass near Saipan and turn eastward. [More..]
Typhoon 200428 (TALAS) 2004-12-18
Typhoon TALAS is a poor weak typhoon that might be almost died, but surprisingly it is surviving. Without attracting much attention, it broke the record of longest lifetime among typhoons whose minim...[More..]
Typhoon 200427 (NANMADOL) 2004-12-05
Typhoon NANMADOL broke the record as the 15th typhoon that approach near Okinawa this year, and died away after changing into an extratropical cyclone. After that, however, an extratropical cyclone t...[More..]
Typhoon 200426 (MERBOK) 2004-11-25
Typhoon MERBOK disappeared just after it was born, but the damage in Philippines by this typhoon and the previous one, Typhoon MUIFA, was by no means small, as many as 61 people were killed, and more...[More..]
Typhoon 200425 (MUIFA) 2004-11-29
Typhoon MUIFA gave a destructive impact on Vietnam. Floods and landslides by the typhoon killed about 40 people and 40 more people are still missing. There are also many villages in the mountains whi...[More..]
Typhoon 200424 (NOCK-TEN) 2004-10-25
Typhoon NOCK-TEN is moving along the east coast of Taiwan. It already passed its peak intensity, but still has very active clouds to bring heavy rainfall over Yonaguni-jima and Yaeyama. According to ...[More..]
Typhoon 200423 (TOKAGE) 2004-10-21
Typhoon TOKAGE looks as if it shattered into pieces over Chubu mountainous area, but the number of death and missing is still increasing, and the human damage reached a level next to that of Typhoon ...[More..]
Typhoon 200422 (MA-ON) 2004-10-10
Typhoon MA-ON has made landfall on Izu Peninsula, Shizuoka Prefecture, and passed through Kanto District to the Pacific Ocean. The maximum gust of 67.6m/s was recorded at Irozaki, Izu Peninsula, the ...[More..]
Typhoon 200421 (MEARI) 2004-9-30
Typhoon MEARI became an extratropical cyclone just after it traversed across Tohoku Region. The amount of rainfall by this typhoon was far more than the initial estimate especially in Kii Peninsula a...[More..]
Typhoon 200420 (HAIMA) 2004-9-12
Typhoon HAIMA was born. It will move from Taiwan to the southeastern part of China, but it is not expected to intensify into a strong typhoon at this moment. [More..]
Typhoon 200419 (SARIKA) 2004-9-6
Typhoon SARIKA looks like just following the track of Typhoon SONGDA. This indicates that the atmospheric condition of this place has not changed significantly from a few days ago when Typhoon SONGDA...[More..]
Typhoon 200418 (SONGDA) 2004-9-9
Typhoon SONGDA brought about destructive strong winds. According to a temporary report issued by Japan Meteorological Agency, as many as five observation points in Hokkaido ranked in the list of 20 p...[More..]
Typhoon 200417 (AERE) 2004-8-25
Typhoon AERE moved so slow that Sakishima Islands stayed within the area of very strong winds for about two days. The affect of the typhoon is also severe in Taiwan all over the country. Economic act...[More..]
Typhoon 200416 (CHABA) 2004-9-1
Typhoon CHABA made the second landfall around Tomakomai City in Hokkaido, and later downgraded into an extratropical cyclone yesterday. It seems that the typhoon dodged through that narrow Tsugaru Ka...[More..]
Typhoon 200415 (MEGI) 2004-8-20
Typhoon MEGI made landfall at Aomori Prefecture, and then became an extratropical cyclone off the east coast of Hokkaido. In Tohoku province, strong winds are especially destructive that lead to exte...[More..]
Typhoon 200414 (MALAKAS) 2004-8-11
Typhoon MALAKAS was born. It is expected that Japan will not see any effect of the typhoon. [More..]
Typhoon 200413 (RANANIM) 2004-8-17
The damage of Zhejiang Province by Typhoon RANANIM amounts to at least 164 killed, 24 missing and estimated damage at more than 18.1 billion yuan. This is the worst storm to give damage to mainland C...[More..]
Typhoon 200412 (MERANTI) 2004-8-4
Typhoon MERANTI was born in the far east of Japan in the Pacific Ocean. This is the second (!) typhoon genesis today. [More..]
Typhoon 200411 (MALOU) 2004-8-4
Typhoon MALOU was born just in south of Japan Archipelago, which is in the northern side of 30 degree latitude. It is forecast to make landfall at Shikoku as soon as tonight. Although this is a tiny ...[More..]
Typhoon 200410 (NAMTHEUN) 2004-8-2
Typhoon NAMTHEUN was downgraded to a tropical depression, but Shikoku is still suffering from heavy rainfall. Some points recorded more than 1200mm of rain, which is a torrential rain comparable to t...[More..]
Typhoon 200409 (KOMPASU) 2004-7-14
Typhoon KOMPASU was born in south of Okinawa. This typhoon is a relatively small typhoon at this moment, and it is not forecast to develop significantly. However, it will approach to Taiwan, where Ty...[More..]
Typhoon 200408 (TINGTING) 2004-6-30
Typhoon TINGTING is now approaching to Ogasawara Islands. According to AMeDAS data at Chichi-jima (Ogasawara), the barometric pressure is dropping down, and the wind speed is increasing. It seems tha...[More..]
Typhoon 200407 (MINDULLE) 2004-7-6
Disaster information in Taiwan related to Typhoon MINDULLE is still being updated actively. The number of death and missing amounts to about 30, and it is said that the storm has brought southern Tai...[More..]
Typhoon 200406 (DIANMU) 2004-6-21
Typhoon DIANMU has passed through Shikoku and Kinki Region. Today extremely heavy rain and winds are observed especially in the east of the typhoon track. Here in Tokyo in the evening, an uncomfortab...[More..]
Typhoon 200405 (CHANTHU) 2004-6-11
Typhoon CHANTHU was born in the west of Philippines in South China Sea. It is forecast to keep moving westward to Vietnam. [More..]
Typhoon 200404 (CONSON) 2004-6-10
Today, a typhoon information aggregation site based on the trackback, "Eyes on the Typhoon" (eye.tc), was experimentally opened. Initial errors may still be found, but I especially wish to receive tr...[More..]
Typhoon 200403 (OMAIS) 2004-5-20
Typhoon OMAIS started to follow a strange track, and the forecast also indicates a zigzag track. Will the typhoon start "wandering around" as the name stands for? [More..]
Typhoon 200402 (NIDA) 2004-5-21
Typhoon NIDA has passed near Hachijojima Island. From now on, it is moving away from Japan, but warnings are still being issued on heavy rain and high waves in some places. [More..]
Typhoon 200401 (SUDAL) 2004-4-14
The eye of Typhoon Sudal exceeds the giant size of about 100km in diameter, and the size has been kept up for a few days, but it looks weakened as the typhoon moves northward. The typhoon is forecast...[More..]
2004 Cyclone IVY 2004-02-26
In Melanesia, Tropical Cyclone IVY is intensifying and just passing over Vanuatu to strike the capital of Port Vila. This cyclone is then predicted to move off New Caledonia and head south to New Zea...[More..]
2004 Cyclone HETA 2004-1-6
Samoa has some damage due to high waves and gale force winds. This cyclone is forecast to move southeastward toward Tonga and Niue. [More..]

2003

Summary of Typhoons in 2003 2003-12-30
The number of typhoons in the year 2003 was 21, a smaller number than the average number of 27. In the following, significant typhoons of this year are reviewed. Typhoon 200310 (ETAU) The typhoon mov...[More..]
2003 Cyclone JANA 2003-12-08
This is nearly the end of the typhoon season in the North Western Pacific basin, and we do not have the latest information to write about. We then turn our eyes into the South Indian Ocean, where a c...[More..]
Typhoon 200321 (LUPIT) 2003-11-30
Typhoon LUPIT has changed its track toward northeast. According to Japan Meteorological Agency and others, it is likely that the typhoon will not make landfall at Honshu, but Izu Islands will be affe...[More..]
Typhoon 200320 (NEPARTAK) 2003-11-17
It is reported that, in Vietnam, many people were killed by floods and landslides triggered by heavy rain recently. According to the forecasts, Typhoon Nepartak, which is still intensifying today, wi...[More..]
Typhoon 200319 (MELOR) 2003-11-4
Typhoon MELOR is moving toward Sakishima Islands. The wind may not be very strong, but heavy rainfall is observed in some places. [More..]
Typhoon 200318 (PARMA) 2003-10-31
Typhoon PARMA's track has drawn a gigantic loop over one week. We sometimes see a loop in a typhoon track due to Fujiwara effect or wandering movement, but the loop of this size is unprecedented. Thi...[More..]
Typhoon 200317 (KETSANA) 2003-10-24
The movement of Typhoon KETSANA is very slow at this time of year, but the forecast of Japan Meteorological Agency shows an unexpectedly northward track, and the typhoon may pass over Izu Islands, wh...[More..]
Typhoon 200316 (KOPPU) 2003-9-29
The maximum gust of 55.6m/s was recorded at Chichi Island in Ogasawara Archipelago. Typhoons with very strong winds successively passed around Japan recently, since Typhoon 200314 (MAEMI) and Typhoon...[More..]
Typhoon 200315 (CHOI-WAN) 2003-9-22
Typhoon CHOI-WAN showed a steady development even after it came close to Honshu island. The maximum gust of 59.5 m/s was recorded at Hachijo island. [More..]
Typhoon 200314 (MAEMI) 2003-9-13
Typhoon MAEMI made landfall at the southern part of Korea. The scale of disasters is still not apparent, but one newspaper says that the death and the missing has reached 50 at this moment. The maxim...[More..]
Typhoon 200313 (DUJUAN) 2003-9-2
Typhoon DUJUAN did not make landfall on Taiwan, but it killed a few people and brought floodings and landslides mainly in the Southern part of Taiwan. Afterwards, the typhoon moved straight toward Ho...[More..]
Typhoon 200312 (KROVANH) 2003-8-23
Typhoon KROVANH has passed Philippine. [More..]
Typhoon 200311 (VAMCO) 2003-8-19
Typhoon VAMCO was born. [More..]
Typhoon 200310 (ETAU) 2003-8-8
We are preparing on this web site a new function for searching similar typhoons, but here we used an offline program to search for similar typhoons to Typhoon 200310 (with the best track dataset thro...[More..]
Typhoon 200309 (MORAKOT) 2003-8-4
The typhoon made landfall in southern Taiwan, but it seems that the loss is limited. [More..]
Typhoon 200308 (KONI) 2003-7-18
Typhoon KONI was born. This is the formation of typhoons two days in a row, following the formation of the Typhoon IMBUDO yesterday. [More..]
Typhoon 200307 (IMBUDO) 2003-7-25
Typhoon IMBUDO weakened to a tropical depression, but this typhoon brought some damage to regions such as Philippine, Hong Kong, and China, where the typhoon has passed. Reference: Google News [More..]
Typhoon 200306 (SOUDELOR) 2003-6-18
The typhoon has just passed over Iriomote Island, Okinawa. It seems that the typhoon got stronger today, so I hope they had little damage in the Iriomote area. [More..]
Typhoon 200305 (NANGKA) 2003-6-4
Typhoon NANGKA moved a little far away from Japan main islands. It didn't make a landfall in a row from the previous typhoon, and changed to the status of a extratropical cyclone. [More..]
Typhoon 200304 (LINFA) 2003-5-31
Typhoon LINFA was said to make a landfall on May 30, 2000 GMT around Uwajima city in Shikoku Island, and then changed to a extratropical cyclone. Please refer to the information and advisory issued b...[More..]
Typhoon 200303 (CHAN-HOM) 2003-5-22
Following the switchover from GMS-5 to GOES-9, we show two images from two satellites as below. Those two satellites have slightly different characterstic in terms of sensor resolution and bandwidth,...[More..]
Typhoon 200302 (KUJIRA) 2003-4-25
The typhoon finally started moving from Taiwan area where the typhoon was wandering around for a few days, and today it reached the area near Japan where the sea surface temperature is still not so h...[More..]
Typhoon 200301 (YANYAN) 2003-1-18
The first typhoon of this year, Typhoon 200301 (YANYAN) was born at UTC 0600 on Jan 18, 2003. Having the first typhoon in January is not a rare event, as shown in Typhoon Statistics, because, even af...[More..]
Cyclone ZOE 2003-1-5
It may not be a pleasant flight for people flying to Tikopia Island, a small isolated island in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean, just after the strike of the tropical cyclone Zoe, which was one...[More..]

2002

Typhoon 200226 (PONGSONA) 2002-12-10
Typhoon 200226 (PONGSONA) hit the GUAM island, and many buildings were destroyed or collapsed by the very strong wind. A tour to Guam Is. may be affected for a few months in the beginning of 2003. [More..]