Krosa Nearing Hokkaido

Krosa nearing Hokkaido

Tropical storm Krosa has become a low pressure system. But Japanese weather officials are still urging people in the northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido to watch out for strong winds and high waves.

Krosa is now tracking northeast, bringing torrential rains to northern Japan, through Saturday. Disaster officials are urging people to stay alert for landslides and flash flooding.

Tropical Storm Krosa Nearing Hokkaido

Tropical storm Krosa nearing Hokkaido

Tropical storm Krosa is now tracking northeast, bringing torrential rains to northern Japan, through Saturday. Disaster officials are urging people to stay alert for landslides and flash flooding.

Large parts of the country experienced heavy rain and swelling rivers as Krosa made landfall in western Japan and proceeded northward.

Tropical Storm Krosa Heads To Northern Japan

Tropical storm Krosa heads to northern Japan

Tropical storm Krosa is now tracking North, bringing torrential rains to northern Japan, through Saturday.

Large parts of the country experienced heavy rain and swelling rivers as Krosa made landfall in western Japan and proceeded northward.

Storm Krosa Heads To Northern Japan

Storm Krosa heads to northern Japan

Tropical storm Krosa is now tracking North, bringing torrential rains to northern Japan, through Saturday.

Heavy rains lashed large parts of the country and rivers swelled as Krosa approached.

Krosa To Bring Heavy Rain To Northern Japan

Krosa to bring heavy rain to northern Japan

Tropical storm Krosa is expected to bring heavy rain to northern Japan through Saturday. Officials are warning of landslides, strong winds, high waves and swollen rivers.

The Meteorological Agency says Krosa was 400 kilometers northwest of the city of Sado in Niigata Prefecture at noon on Friday.

Storm Krosa Barrels Through Western Japan

Storm Krosa barrels through western Japan

Tropical storm Krosa has barreled through western Japan, leaving one person dead, 49 injured and one other missing . Officials have issued warnings in many areas for landslides, strong winds, high waves and swollen rivers.

The Meteorological Agency says the storm is moving north after bringing torrential rain to Hiroshima and Shimane prefectures.

Storm Krosa Batters Western Japan

Storm Krosa batters western Japan

Severe tropical storm Krosa has barreled through western Japan, leaving one person dead and more than 30 others injured.

Officials have issued warnings in many areas for landslides, strong winds, high waves and swollen rivers.

Krosa Leaves 1 Dead In Western Japan

KROSA LEAVES 1 DEAD IN WESTERN JAPAN

A severe tropical storm has barreled through western Japan, leaving one person dead and more than 30 others injured.

Officials are urging people across a wide area to stay alert for swollen rivers, strong winds, high waves and landslides.

Krosa Batters Western Japan

Krosa batters western Japan

A severe tropical storm has barreled through western Japan, leaving one person dead and more than 30 others injured.

Officials are urging people across a wide area to stay alert for swollen rivers, strong winds, high waves and landslides.

Severe Tropical Storm Krosa Hits Western Japan

Severe tropical storm Krosa hits western Japan

A severe tropical storm battering western Japan has left one person dead and at least 23 others injured. Officials are urging people across a wide area to stay alert for swollen rivers, strong winds, high waves and landslides.

The Meteorological Agency estimates Krosa made landfall near Kure city in Hiroshima Prefecture at about 3 p.m. local time.The storm is moving north -- bringing violent winds and torrential rain.

Krosa: Evacuation Orders And Advisories Issued

Krosa: Evacuation orders and advisories issued

With the severe tropical storm Krosa hitting western Japan, evacuation orders have been issued to 824 people in Wakayama Prefecture, 22 people in Nara Prefecture, and eleven people in Mie Prefecture, as of 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. The instructions urge immediate evacuation.

Evacuation advisories have been issued in Chugoku, Shikoku, Kinki, and Tokai region for a total of about 360,000 residents. The advisory, a level 4 on a scale of 5, means residents should quickly flee to safer ground.

Severe Tropical Storm Krosa Hitting Western Japan

Severe tropical storm Krosa hitting western Japan

A severe tropical storm has made landfall in western Japan. Officials urge people across a wide area to stay alert for swollen rivers, strong winds, high waves and landslides. One person has been killed. At least 21 others have been injured.

The Meteorological Agency estimates Krosa landed near Kure city in Hiroshima Prefecture at about 3 p.m.. The storm is moving north, bringing violent winds.

Krosa May Make Landfall In Chugoku Region

Krosa may make landfall in Chugoku region

A severe tropical storm is expected to make landfall and move through western Japan by Thursday evening. Weather officials are warning of torrential rains, strong winds and rough seas.

Meteorological Agency officials estimate the storm was situated 60 kilometers south of the city of Iwakuni in Yamaguchi Prefecture at noon on Thursday. The agency says Krosa is moving north at a speed of 30 kilometers per hour, producing violent winds.

Krosa Very Close To Landfall

Krosa very close to landfall

A severe tropical storm is expected to make landfall in western Japan on Thursday, bringing torrential rains, violent winds and rough seas.

Meteorological Agency officials estimate that Krosa was situated 60 kilometers west of Cape Ashizuri in Kochi Prefecture at 9 a.m. on Thursday.