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Typhoon Khanun could method Japan’s Okinawa and Amami

A hurricane is transferring throughout the ocean south of Japan and should method the nation’s southwestern areas of Okinawa and Amami from Monday by Tuesday.

Japan’s Meteorological Agency says Typhoon Khanun was headed north-northwest at 15 kilometers per hour as of 9 p.m. on Sunday.

The storm had a central atmospheric stress of 970 hectopascals, with winds of as much as 126 kilometers per hour close to its middle and gusts of as much as 180 kilometers per hour.

Winds of as much as 90 kilometers per hour are anticipated in Okinawa, and as much as 82.8 kilometers per hour in Amami on Monday.

Weather officers say as much as 100 millimeters of rainfall is anticipated over 24 hours by Monday night within the areas.

Officials are warning residents of violent winds and excessive waves, in addition to landslides, flooding of low-lying areas, swollen rivers and excessive tides.

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