2012-08-02 16:30 JST
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 intensity even inside Yellow Sea, which is relatively small to the size of the typhoon. The satellite image below shows the well-organized spiral shape of the typhoon, and this indicates that strong winds are expected near the place of landfall.
2012-08-02 00:30 JST
Typhoon DAMREY has passed over Yakushima Island in the afternoon of August 1, and now moving in East China Sea away from Kyushu. Nakatane AMeDAS station recorded 39.6m/s of gust on 14:26, and 24.2m/s of wind on 14:20. Heavy rains in Kagoshima near the center of the typhoon was relatively in short duration, and total rainfall was larger in the mountainous areas in Kochi.
2012-07-31 20:30 JST
Typhoon DAMREY is moving west in south of Honshu Island, and is forecast to draw near to the south of Kyushu. This typhoon does not have large thick clouds around the center at this moment, but it may cause heavy rains by wet air brought by the wind of the typhoon, and raised at mountains (with slopes open to southeast). Typhoons coming from this direction is not frequent, so it may cause hazard at places different from usual ones.
2012-07-31 07:00 JST
Typhoon DAMREY is at the closest to Ogasawara Islands. This typhoon started intensification since last night, but according to data from AMeDAS Chichijima, the wind speed is below 10m/s until 4AM this morning, which indicates that winds are still not so strong. Ogasawara Islands is located in south of the typhoon, but the clouds are formed more in north of the typhoon, and the strong wind area is extending toward northeast. Please check the track of the typhoon at Typhoon Track Forecast.
2012-07-28 23:00 JST
Typhoon DAMREY was formed in ESE of Chichijima Island. It is forecast to move westward, but a typhoon which moves west from this area is sometimes difficult to forecast, so we need to pay attention to coming forecasts, including their changes from the previous ones.
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