1. Typhoon News Weblog 2010

"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 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..]