1. Typhoon News Weblog 2006

"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.

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..]