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Japan: Typhoon anticipated to method Okinawa Prefecture on August 2

Tokyo [Japan], July 31 (ANI): A big storm is predicted to method Okinawa Prefecture in Japan by means of August 2, Japan-based Kyodo News reported. The climate company has warned of sturdy winds and storm tides within the area.

Typhoon Khanun has already resulted within the cancellation of flights departing from and arriving in Okinawa. According to Japan Meterological Agency, the storm might method Amami-Oshima Island in southwestern Kagoshima Prefecture.

As of 11 am (native time), the storm was shifting in a north-northwesterly course in an space south of the Japanese archipelago. The storm was shifting at a pace of round 15 kilometres per hour with an atmospheric strain of 960 hectopascals at its centre, packing winds of as much as 198 kilometres per hour, Kyodo News reported.

The Japan Meterological Agency has requested folks in Okinawa to stay vigilant in opposition to mudslides and flooding. It additionally urged the residents to remain indoors besides in emergencies, Kyodo News reported.

Earlier in June, heavy rain pounded a large swath of Japan, leading to flood warnings and evacuation orders that impacted thousands and thousands of individuals, Kyodo News reported. The rain additionally disrupted transportation providers, together with cancellations of Shinkansen bullet practice providers in some areas and flights arriving and departing from Okinawa.

As per the Kyodo News report, extreme climate circumstances had been triggered by heat and moist air blowing from close to Typhoon Mawar, which was passing south of the nation and a rain entrance hanging over Japan’s foremost island Honshu. (ANI)