2007-09-18 00:00 JST
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 in total. The typhoon then absorbed into Akisame Front, and is heading toward Tohoku Region. So Tohoku Region is now the most severe area of heavy rains, and record-breaking heavy rainfall has been recorded in many places, as shown in AMeDAS Event Detection.
2007-09-16 14:30 JST
Typhoon NARI is now located near Jeju Island, and is expected to make landfall shortly at South Korea. This typhoon has weakened since its peak intensity, but it may still have strong winds and heavy rains at the center. In Japan, AMeDAS Precipitation Ranking shows that rainfall is especially large at the south-east slope of Kyushu, Shikoku, and Kii Peninsula.
2007-09-15 16:45 JST
Typhoon NARI has given a great impact on Kumejima Island, and the blackout is still not recovered, but we are gradually getting reports on the detail of damage. The following newspaper websites may be a good source of information about the damage (in Japanese).
2007-09-15 06:15 JST
Typhoon NARI has passed just near the western tip of Kumejima Island, and the maximum gust of 62.8 m/s, the largest on record, was observed on 01:30 JST. This typhoon was born near Okinawa, and has intensified rapidly, so the attack of such a strong typhoon may be an unexpected situation. According to Okinawa Electric Power Company, Kumejima Island is now in a blackout throughout the island.
2007-09-14 18:45 JST
Typhoon NARI was originally a cloud cluster which was moving northward, and it appeared as a typhoon just when it came closer to Okinawa, and it is now approaching to Okinawa Island with rapid intensification. The series of events occur quite rapidly. Although the size of the typhoon is small, its eye is clear, and it is clear from the comparison of today's image with yesterday's image that the typhoon has intensified substantially in a day.
2007-09-13 18:15 JST
Typhoon NARI was formed. This is now located in south-south-east of Minami Daito Island, but it is forecast to move closer to Okinawa.
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