Typhoon Trami Approaches Japan's Main Islands

Typhoon Trami approaches Japan's main islands

Winds from the powerful Typhoon Trami are battering Japan's southern isles as it churns north toward the country's main islands.

Trami is expected to head toward western and eastern Japan through Sunday and Monday. It could possibly make landfall on the main islands on Sunday.

Typhoon Nearing Japan's Main Islands

Typhoon nearing Japan's main islands

Typhoon Trami is battering Okinawa Prefecture and the Amami Islands in Japan's south, as it churns north toward the country's main islands. It could possibly make landfall on the western and eastern main islands on Sunday.

Weather officials are calling on people across Japan to take early precautions.

Typhoon Heading For Japan's Main Islands

Typhoon heading for Japan's main islands

Typhoon Trami is battering Okinawa Prefecture and the Amami Islands in Japan's south, as it churns north toward the country's main islands. It could possibly make landfall on the western and eastern main islands on Sunday.

Weather officials are calling on people across Japan to take early precautions.

Typhoon Approaches Japan's Main Islands

Typhoon approaches Japan's main islands

Winds from the powerful Typhoon Trami are battering Japan's southern isles as it churns north toward the country's main islands. The storm could possibly make landfall on the main islands on Sunday.

Dozens of people in Okinawa and Kagoshima Prefecture have been injured by gusts of wind. Hundreds of thousands of homes are currently without power.

Typhoon Approaching Japan's Main Islands

Typhoon approaching Japan's main islands

Winds from the powerful Typhoon Trami are battering Japan's southern isles as it churns north toward the country's main islands.

The storm could possibly make landfall on the main islands on Sunday.

Typhoon Trami Heading For Japan's Main Islands

Typhoon Trami heading for Japan's main islands

Typhoon Trami is battering Okinawa Prefecture and the Amami Islands in Japan's south, as it churns north toward the country's main islands. It could possibly make landfall on the western and eastern main islands on Sunday.

Weather officials are calling on people across Japan to take early precautions.

Typhoon Trami Heads For Japan's Main Islands

Typhoon Trami heads for Japan's main islands

Typhoon Trami is battering Okinawa Prefecture and the Amami Islands in Japan's south, as it churns north toward the country's main islands. It could possibly make landfall on the western and eastern main islands on Sunday.

Weather officials are calling on people across Japan to take early precautions.

Typhoon Heading For Okinawa, Amami Islands

Typhoon heading for Okinawa, Amami Islands

Typhoon Trami is likely to approach Japan's southwestern islands on Saturday without losing its strength.

The Meteorological Agency says the very strong storm was 340 kilometers southeast of Miyako Island in Okinawa Prefecture at 11 AM on Friday.

Typhoon Pushes Forward Voting On Okinawa Islands

Typhoon pushes forward voting on Okinawa islands

A powerful typhoon approaching Okinawa in southwestern Japan has been forcing residents on some of its remote islands to vote early in its gubernatorial election.

Okinawa is to elect a new leader on Sunday, following the death of former governor Takeshi Onaga.

Jebi Approaching Japan's Main Islands

Jebi approaching Japan's main islands

Japan's weather officials are keeping a close eye on Typhoon Jebi. The "very strong" tropical system is keeping its strength, inching this way and could make landfall on Tuesday.

Jebi is packing winds of up to 180 kilometers per hour near its center.

Typhoon Jebi Approaching Japan's Main Islands

Typhoon Jebi approaching Japan's main islands

Weather officials say a powerful typhoon could come very close to western and eastern Japan and might make landfall on Tuesday.

The country's Meteorological Agency says Typhoon Jebi was heading northwest over southern waters at a speed of 20 kilometers per hour as of noon on Sunday.

Jongdari Close To Ogasawara Islands

Jongdari close to Ogasawara Islands

A strong typhoon is lashing Japan's Ogasawara Islands, about 1,000 kilometers south of Tokyo. Jongdari is expected to bore down on the main island of Honshu at the weekend.

The Meteorological Agency says that as of 5 PM on Friday, the typhoon was about 190 kilometers off Chichijima in the Ogasawara chain. It was heading northeast at 30 kilometers per hour.

Typhoon Jongdari Approaching Ogasawara Islands

Typhoon Jongdari approaching Ogasawara Islands

Typhoon Jongdari is expected to soon approach Japan's Ogasawara Islands, about 1,000 kilometers south of Tokyo.

The Japan Meteorological Agency says that as of noon on Friday, the typhoon was south of the Ogasawara Islands and heading northeast at a speed of 25 kilometers per hour.