2010-07-17 05:30 JST
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 Vietnam, and it seems Vietnam, the other side of the sea, is also severely affected in terms of heavy rains. The typhoon is gradually developing, and as it makes landfall in the northern Vietnam to reach Hanoi region, we need to watch not only flood and landslides by heavy rains, but also shipwreck and storm tide in Gulf of Tonkin due to strong winds.
2010-07-15 20:30 JST
Typhoon CONSON moved across Luzon Island, Philippines, and is moving westward in South China Sea to reach near Hainan Island tomorrow. It is reported that 23 people were killed and 77 people are missing in Philippines.
2010-07-14 07:45 JST
Typhoon CONSON made landfall at Luzon Island, Philippines, and now moving in north of Manila. The typhoon will soon traverse Luzon Island, reach South China Sea, and is forecast to re-develop after that. For your information, we released Google Maps Version from this typhoon, and you can check the current position easier with this tool.
2010-07-13 12:30 JST
Typhoon CONSON has been moving straight toward west, and is likely to make landfall in the central part of Luzon Island, which is more south than initially forecast. The typhoon has been developing steadily, and some areas are already included in the 50-kt strong wind circle.
2010-07-12 23:45 JST
Typhoon CONSON is still compact but this also indicates the possibility of rapid intensification when conditions are met, and this also means that, although total affected area might be small, the area directly struck by the typhoon may severely damaged. People in the northern part of Luzon Island are requested to pay attention to the latest typhoon information.
2010-07-12 11:30 JST
Typhoon CONSON was formed in east of Philippines. It is moving westward, and is forecast to make landfall in the northern part of Luzon Island. This typhoon season has been an inactive season so far. As of July 12, we had only 6 seasons, including this season, with less than 2 typhoons in 60 years since 1951, among which 1998 and 1975 were the most inactive seasons with only one typhoon (on the other hand, the largest number is 15 in 1971). This typhoon is a compact and not a major one, so the inactive season might be still going on.
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