Typhoon No. 10 is expected to Western Japan form September 6 to 7 with a very strong force that may cause great disaster, according to Japan Meteorological Agency announced last September 2.
The typhoon, capable of inflicting extensive damage, is likely to hit a vast area spanning from Amami-Oshima island in Kagoshima Prefecture to western Japan, the agency said.
This typhoon is said to be capable of affecting massive areas spanning from Amami-Oshima island in Kagoshima Prefecture to western Japan inflicting extensive damages. Residents around the areas are told to observe and exercise caution at all times.
Based on Japan Meteorological Agency, Typhoon No. 10 is expected to pass in waters near Amami-Oshima at around 9 a.m. on September 6, with a central barometric pressure of 915 hectopascals and maximum wind velocity to be 198 kph. The typhoon is also expected to move northward while losing strength and reach waters near Tsushima island in Nagasaki Prefecture at 9 a.m. on September 7.
The agency issues a special alert when a typhoon with a central barometric pressure less than 930 hectopascals and a maximum wind velocity of more than 180 kph is approaching.