2008-05-19 20:30 JST
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 cloud shape was completely destroyed after passing across the mountains on the 18th. It looked as if this damage was not easy to recover, but it gained its original intensity in the 19th. Now it is moving in south of Okinawa northeastward, and soon Daitoijma Region will be included in the area of strong winds.
2008-05-16 17:00 JST
Typhoon HALONG was formed.in South China Sea. This typhoon is still almost stationary in South China Sea, but it is forecast to move eastward across Philippines, and then to south of Okinawa. It was located very close to Typhoon MATMO in the beginning, but Typhoon MATMO started to move rapidly to the east, so the clouds of this typhoon is getting a little better organized.
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