1. Typhoon News Weblog 2011

"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 2011 2011-12-31
The 2011 typhoon season had 21 typhoons, which is less than the average. The number of typhoons approaching Japan is also smaller than the average, but three typhoons that made landfall at Japan gave...[More..]
Typhoon 201121 (WASHI) 2011-12-17
Typhoon WASHI traversed Mindanao Island in the south of Philippines from last night to this morning. Disasters in Mindanao is extensive to the death toll of about 180, in addition to about 400 missin...[More..]
Typhoon 201120 (BANYAN) 2011-10-11
Typhoon BANYAN was formed in east of Mindanao Island. It is forecast to move through Philippines from the south to the north.[More..]
Typhoon 201119 (NALGAE) 2011-10-01
Typhoon NALGAE made landfall in the northern part of Luzon Island, Philippines. The point of landfall is near that of Typhoon NESAT. Manila is also in the circle of gale (30kt) wind. But this typhoon...[More..]
Typhoon 201118 (HAITANG) 2011-09-27
Typhoon HAITANG made landfall near Hue, Viet Nam. This typhoon has thick rainy clouds in the east and the north of the center, and this heavy rain will affect more than strong winds. Heavy rains will...[More..]
Typhoon 201117 (NESAT) 2011-09-27
Typhoon NESAT made landfall in the north of Luzon Island, Philippines, while keeping intensification. The strong winds of the typhoon is expected in this region, however, another concern is thick rai...[More..]
Typhoon 201116 (SONCA) 2011-09-15
Typhoon SONCA was formed near Minamitorishima Island. Recently we see the formation of small typhoons in a row, but the number of typhoons at this time of year is almost the same with average. This t...[More..]
Typhoon 201115 (ROKE) 2011-09-13
Typhoon ROKE was formed in south of Japan. It took a long time to develop into a typhoon from it was born as a tropical depression, but today its cloud has been better organized than before. This typ...[More..]
Typhoon 201114 (KULAP) 2011-09-07
Typhoon KULAP was formed in south of Japan. The formation of a typhoon is usually declared on 3, 9, 15, 21 JST (0, 6, 12, 18 UTC), but the formation of this typhoon is irregular, which is declared on...[More..]
Typhoon 201113 (NORU) 2011-09-04
Typhoon NORU was formed in the neighborhood of Minamitorishima Island. This typhoon is forecas to move northward in the Pacific Ocean, and no effect is expected on Japan. By the way, Typhoon TALAS, j...[More..]
Typhoon 201112 (TALAS) 2011-09-02
Typhoon TALAS is located in south of Shikoku, and still moving slowly toward north. Weather radar image shows that heavy rains have started in the southeast of Shikoku, east coast of Kii Peninsula an...[More..]
Typhoon 201111 (NANMADOL) 2011-08-26
Typhoon NANMADOL has intensified rapidly in east of Philippines. The northeast of Luzon Island, Philippines, has entered into the storm-wind circle. This typhoon had compact and well-developed clouds...[More..]
Typhoon 201110 (MERBOK) 2011-08-03
Typhoon MERBOK was formed near Wake Island. It is forecast to move near Minamitorishima Island with a steady intensification. [More..]
Typhoon 201109 (MUIFA) 2011-08-05
Typhoon MUIFA is located in south of Okinawa Main Island, and is turning slowly to northwest. Weather radar data shows that heavy rains and strong winds are now being observed in Okinawa Main Islands...[More..]
Typhoon 201108 (NOCK-TEN) 2011-07-26
Typhoon NOCK-TEN was formed in east of Philippines. It will soon make landfall at Luzon Island, Philippines, and is forecast to pass near Manila. [More..]
Typhoon 201107 (TOKAGE) 2011-07-15
Typhoon TOKAGE was formed in east of Philippines. This typhoon, however, will be affected by a stronger typhoon, Typhoon MA-ON, which is expected to come in north of this area. [More..]
Typhoon 201106 (MA-ON) 2011-07-18
Typhoon MA-ON keeps moving northward. Because of the large size of the typhoon, it drew near to Japan with little weakening. Western Japan is already within the gale wind circle, and heavy rains were...[More..]
Typhoon 201105 (MEARI) 2011-06-24
Typhoon MEARI is drawing near to Sakishima Islands. This typhoon is a "large typhoon" having a large gale wind (30-kt) circle, so Sakishima Islands will soon be covered by the gale wind circle. This ...[More..]
Typhoon 201104 (HAIMA) 2011-06-21
Typhoon HAIMA was formed in South China Sea. This typhoon has finally formed after three and half days of tropical depression, but it is now already close to mainland China, so it does not have time ...[More..]
Typhoon 201103 (SARIKA) 2011-06-10
Typhoon SARIKA was formed in south of South China Sea. The area of clouds is small at this moment, and it will make landfall in one day in the south of mainland China, so it has little chance of inte...[More..]
Typhoon 201102 (SONGDA) 2011-05-27
Typhoon SONGDA has passed its peak intensity in east of Philippines. In comparision to yesterday, the image below indicates that thick clouds around the center are decreased, and the eye expanded wit...[More..]
Typhoon 201101 (AERE) 2011-5-11
Typhoon AERE recurved its track, and moving over South West Islands with increasing its speed. It passed the northern coast of Okinawa main island, and now entered into Kagoshima prefecture. AMeDAS w...[More..]