Strong Winds Cause Damage In Miyazaki

Strong winds cause damage in Miyazaki

Gusty winds caused by severe tropical storm Tapah have caused damage in the city of Nobeoka in Miyazaki Prefecture in Kyushu.

Local fire and police departments have received many phone calls from people saying that windows had been broken by tornado-like winds.

Heavy Rain, Strong Winds Hit Western Japan

Heavy rain, strong winds hit western Japan

People in Kyushu and Shikoku in western Japan are coping with heavy rain and strong winds as a tropical storm passes through the region and heads north.

Japan's Meteorological Agency says typhoon Francisco touched down near Miyazaki City around 5 a.m. It's since been downgraded to a tropical storm.

Torrential Rains And Strong Winds Hit Japan

Torrential rains and strong winds hit Japan

Umbrellas have proven to be futile in Japan -- as a fierce band of wet weather pounds the country's Pacific side.

Heavy rain and wind is continuing in and around Tokyo, and other regions north and south of the capital.

Warnings For Strong Winds, High Waves

Warnings for strong winds, high waves

Typhoon Kong-rey has been downgraded to a low pressure system. But weather officials are still urging people in northern Japan to watch out for strong winds, high waves, mudslides, and floods.

The storm battered southwestern Japan on Saturday.
One died and around 10 people were injured.

Warning Continues For Strong Winds

Warning continues for strong winds

Weather officials warn of strong winds and high waves even as Typhoon Kong-rey, now classified as a severe tropical storm, changes to a low pressure system.

Japan's Meteorological Agency says the powerful storm is moving northeast over the Sea of Japan on Saturday evening at 55 kilometers per hour.

Kong-rey To Bring Strong Winds To Northern Japan

Kong-rey to bring strong winds to northern Japan

Officials at Japan's Meteorological Agency warn that Typhoon Kong-rey, now classified as a severe tropical storm, will bring extremely high winds to northern Japan as well as to the Hokuriku region.

The storm is over the Sea of Japan as of Saturday afternoon and heading northeast at a speed of 50 kilometers an hour.

Strong Winds Cause 22 Injuries In Okinawa

Strong winds cause 22 injuries in Okinawa

Officials in Japan's southernmost prefecture of Okinawa say 22 people were injured due to strong winds caused by Typhoon Trami on Saturday.

A man in his 30s suffered a severe cut to his leg after he was hit by a piece of flying glass from a window that broke at his home in the town of Haebaru.

Strong Winds To Blame For 17 Injuries

Strong winds to blame for 17 injuries

Officials in Japan's southernmost prefecture of Okinawa say 17 people had been injured due to strong winds caused by Typhoon Trami as of 4:30 PM Saturday.

A man in his 30s was severely cut on the leg by glass from a broken window at his home in the town of Haebaru.

Strong Winds Injure 11 People In Okinawa

Strong winds injure 11 people in Okinawa

Officials in Japan's southern prefecture of Okinawa say 11 people have been injured due to wind gusts caused by Typhoon Trami.

One of them, a man in his 30s, suffered serious cuts to his leg when a window shattered at his home on Saturday. The injury is not life-threatening.

Trami Winds Hitting Okinawa, Amami

Trami winds hitting Okinawa, Amami

Typhoon Trami is buffeting Okinawa Prefecture and the Amami Islands in Kagoshima Prefecture, southern Japan, and could affect other parts of the country through Monday.

The Meteorological Agency says that at 3 PM on Saturday, the very strong storm was 60 kilometers northwest of Naha City in Okinawa Prefecture, and moving north at a speed of 20 kilometers per hour.

Seven Injured In Okinawa Due To Strong Winds

Seven injured in Okinawa due to strong winds

Officials in Japan's southern prefecture of Okinawa say 7 people have been injured due to wind gusts caused by Typhoon Trami.

A man in his 30s suffered serious cuts to a leg when a window shattered at his home on Saturday. The injury is not life-threatening.

Typhoon Winds Hitting Okinawa, Amami

Typhoon winds hitting Okinawa, Amami

Typhoon Trami is bringing strong winds to Okinawa Prefecture and the Amami Islands in Kagoshima Prefecture, southern Japan. Weather officials say the storm could affect other parts of the country through Monday.

The Meteorological Agency says the very strong storm was 40 kilometers south-southeast of Kume Island in Okinawa Prefecture at 12 PM on Saturday. Trami is moving north at a speed of 20 kilometers per hour.

Typhoon Winds Hit Okinawa

Typhoon winds hit Okinawa

Typhoon Trami is bringing strong winds to parts of Okinawa Prefecture in southern Japan. Weather officials say the storm could affect other areas of the country through Monday.

The Meteorological Agency says the very strong storm was 130 kilometers southwest of Naha City in Okinawa Prefecture at 9 AM on Saturday. Trami is slowly moving north.