At 4:00 a.m. on September 6 (Tuesday), a large and strong Typhoon Hinnamno is estimated to be moving north-northeast about 100 km west-northwest of Tsushima city, Nagasaki prefecture. Parts of Fukuoka, Saga and Nagasaki prefectures are in a storm zone with winds of 25 m/s or more. A strong wind of 44.7 m/s was observed at Izuhara in Tsushima City, Nagasaki Prefecture. It will be closest to northern Kyushu at dawn. Avoid going out and stay safe inside. ▼ Typhoon No. 11 Estimated at 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6 Location of the center About 100 km west-northwest of Tsushima city Size class Large Force class Strong movement North-northeast 45 km/h Pressure central 965 hPa Maximum wind speed 35 m/s (near the center) Maximum instantaneous wind speed 50 m/s
Strong winds of 30 m/s observed on the mainland Heavy rains even in places far from the typhoon
Typhoon clouds covered Tsushima, Iki and parts of northern Kyushu, and a maximum instantaneous wind speed of 44.7 m/s was observed in Tsushima. On the Kyushu mainland, 33.0 m/s was observed in Sasebo city, Nagasaki prefecture, and the wind was getting stronger in the Bungo channel, which is far from the typhoon, and a storm of 34.3 m/s was observed in Seto, Ikata City, Ehime Prefecture. Additionally, there were distant active rain clouds to the southeast of the typhoon’s main body, and heavy rains were seen in Miyazaki Prefecture early in the morning. This rain cloud has moved towards Hyuga-nada, but heavy rain is expected in Shikoku and other areas in the future.
Widespread storms can affect transportation
Typhoon 11 is expected to leave western Japan this afternoon and move rapidly northeast across the Sea of Japan. It is expected to develop into an extratropical cyclone tonight. Winds will strengthen not only in Kyushu, but also in areas facing the Sea of Japan, such as Sanin and Hokuriku, and there is the possibility of momentary storms of around 30 m/s. Even on the Pacific side, which is far from the typhoon’s path, one must be vigilant for the same level of storms in areas such as the Bungo Channel and the Kii Channel, where southerly winds tend to blow due to topography. Even in northern Japan, strong winds and storms are expected tonight, mainly on the Sea of Japan side. Transport such as railways, roads and air can be affected, so if you plan to travel, please check the latest operating information in addition to weather information.
Typhoon names are prepared in advance from 140 names proposed by member countries of the international organization “Typhoon Committee”, etc., and are given in order of appearance. The name of Typhoon No. 11 “Hinnamnor” was proposed by Laos and is derived from the name of the national reserve.
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