1. Typhoon News Weblog 2012

"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 2012 2012-12-30
The 2012 typhoon season had 25 typhoons, which is almost equal to the average. The number of typhoons approaching Okinawa and Amami was 12, which was much larger than the average of 7.6. At the same ...[More..]
Typhoon 201225 (WUKONG) 2012-12-25
Typhoon WUKONG was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to traverse the south of Philippines, and move to South China Sea. It looks close to southern Mindanao Island, which was struck very h...[More..]
Typhoon 201224 (BOPHA) 2012-11-27
Typhoon BOPHA was formed in Marshall Islands. The latitude of its birthplace is around 4 degree north, whish is very close to the equator. Searching by Typhoon Birthplace Map, since 1951 there are on...[More..]
Typhoon 201223 (SON-TINH) 2012-10-24
Typhoon SON-TINH was formed in east of Mindanao Island. It is moving west, already located near Philippines, and it is expected to traverse Central Philippines. [More..]
Typhoon 201222 (MARIA) 2012-10-15
Typhoon MARIA was formed in Mariana Islands. The typhoon forecast says that it will move toward Ogasawara Islands, and the tracking chart of this year shows that Ogasawara Islands are where typhoon t...[More..]
Typhoon 201221 (PRAPIROON) 2012-10-07
Typhoon PRAPIROON was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to move westward, but the forecast seems to have some uncertainty at this moment. [More..]
Typhoon 201220 (GAEMI) 2012-10-01
Typhoon GAEMI was formed in South China Sea. The typhoon is now stationary, and is forecast to stay longer around the current location. [More..]
Typhoon 201219 (MALIKSI) 2012-10-01
Typhoon MALIKSI was formed in Mariana Islands. It is forecast to move toward Ogasawara Islands. [More..]
Typhoon 201218 (EWINIAR) 2012-09-25
Typhoon EWINIAR was formed in south of Japan. It is forecast to move northward near Ogasawara Islands and Izu Islands. [More..]
Typhoon 201217 (JELAWAT) 2012-09-21
Typhoon JELAWAT was formed in the east of Philippines. The forecast expects that it moves slowly for the moment.[More..]
Typhoon 201216 (SANBA) 2012-09-11
Typhoon SANBA was formed in Caroline Islands. Palau is now within the gale-force wind area. The typhoon is forecast to move northward off the east coast of Phillipines, which is known to be a favorab...[More..]
Typhoon 201215 (BOLAVEN) 2012-08-23
Typhoon BOLAVEN has large well-developed clouds around center, but its rotation has not become stronger, so its intensification has been stopped for a while. However, I think this typhoon will not en...[More..]
Typhoon 201214 (TEMBIN) 2012-08-23
Typhoon TEMBIN showed re-intensification this morning, but effect on Sakishima Islands will not increase from now, and the current situation indicates that strong winds and heavy rains are not the le...[More..]
Typhoon 201213 (KAI-TAK) 2012-08-16
Typhoon KAI-TAK has passed Philippines to enter South China Sea, and is now slowly intensifying. It has thick clouds in front of the center, and these will soon cover the south of Guangdong Province ...[More..]
Typhoon 201212 (KIROGI) 2012-08-08
Typhoon KIROGI was formed in far east from Japan. It is not expected to make any effect on land. This typhoon had been watched since August 4, but the issue of information was stopped on August 6 due...[More..]
Typhoon 201211 (HAIKUI) 2012-08-03
Typhoon HAIKUI was formed near Ogasawara Islands. This typhoon has a large extent of clouds, and hence the center of the typhoon is still unclear, but it is likely to intensify after the clouds becom...[More..]
Typhoon 201210 (DAMREY) 2012-08-02
Typhoon DAMREY is moving west in Yellow Sea, and is expected to make landfall somewhere from Jiangsu Province and Shandong Province. Due to the compact size of the typhoon, it keeps its structure and...[More..]
Typhoon 201209 (SAOLA) 2012-07-31
Typhoon SAOLA is moving north in south of Sakishima Islands, and evolved into a large typhoon whose gale wind area includes from Naha to Sakishima Islands, from Taiwan to the north of Philippines. Th...[More..]
Typhoon 201208 (VICENTE) 2012-07-24
Typhoon VICENTE intensified rapidly since the last afternoon, and made landfall without losing intensity at about 50km west of Macau. A typhoon with such a strong intensity is relatively rare in this...[More..]
Typhoon 201207 (KHANUN) 2012-07-16
Typhoon KHANUN was formed in south of Japan. It is forecast to pass somewhere around Amami Oshima Island and enter into East China Sea. This typhoon is not expected to show a steady intensification, ...[More..]
Typhoon 201206 (DOKSURI) 2012-06-27
Typhoon DOKSURI was formed in east of Philippines. It is forecast to move northwest, passing the north of Philippines to South China Sea. [More..]
Typhoon 201205 (TALIM) 2012-06-18
Typhoon TALIM was formed in South China Sea. It is forecast to move slowly toward east. [More..]
Typhoon 201204 (GUCHOL) 2012-06-18
Typhoon GUCHOL is drawing near to Okinawa, and several places are already within the gale wind circle. Weather radar image shows the shape of typhoon clouds clearly, and AMeDAS wind maps shows the wi...[More..]
Typhoon 201203 (MAWAR) 2012-06-05
Typhoon MAWAR passed west of Daitojima Islands and is moving to south of Honshu Island. Daitojima Islands entered into the right side of the moving direction of the typhoon, which caused strong winds...[More..]
Typhoon 201202 (SANVU) 2012-05-22
Typhoon SANVU was formed in Mariana Islands. Guam is now in the circle of 30 kt winds. It is forecast to move northwest. [More..]
Typhoon 201201 (PAKHAR) 2012-03-29
Typhoon PAKHAR was formed in South China Sea. It is almost stationary, and is expected to intensify slowly. For your information, this time of year is roughly the average as the birthday of the first...[More..]