Record Storm Alert: Typhoon “Neoguri” is heading for Japan / Breaking News

With wind speeds of 250 km / h racing typhoon “Neoguri” to Japan. On Tuesday, he is expected to reach the country and might even increase until then. The population was called to get to safety.

Typhoon Neoguri, the first super typhoon of 2014

With wind speeds of 250 km / h racing typhoon “Neoguri” to Japan. On Tuesday, he is expected to reach the country and might even increase until then. The population was called to get to safety.

A typhoon with wind speeds of 200 to 250 kilometers per hour on course for Japan. Still, the storm “Neoguri” moving above the sea (map: here), but on Tuesday could reach the southern island province of Okinawa, said the Japanese Meteorological Office said on Monday. Until then, the cyclone could strengthen again. Currently the typhoon in category 4 of 5 is considered.

Meteorologists expect “Neoguri” will sweep with heavy rains over Okinawa and then impinges on the island of Kyushu. So it was probably no longer exists in the month of July for decades a strong typhoon, it said. The residents would have to be extremely careful and be prepared for heavy rains, strong winds and high waves.

Record Storm Alert:”Neoguri” could hit Tokyo

Typhoon Neoguri, the first super typhoon of 2014

Typhoon Neoguri, the first super typhoon of 2014

The 81,000 residents of the city Amakusa near Nagasaki on Kyushu have been called to get to safety. However, experts do not believe that there is similar damage such as by the typhoon “Haiyan” last year. At that time thousands of people were killed in the Philippines.

About Kyushu were due to the rainy season already heavy rains down. In parts of Nagasaki, the heaviest rainfall in the past 50 years were measured. The local authorities warned the inhabitants of landslides and floods. The eighth typhoon of the season could be in the coming days, the Japanese main island of Honshu, on which lies the capital Tokyo haunt.

On Okinawa, where the storm will arrive first, much of the U.S. forces stationed in Japan. A representative of the Air Force warned that the storm could cause damage on Tuesday morning. “I can not stress enough how dangerous can this typhoon when it hits Okinawa,” Brigadier General James Hecker wrote on Facebook.

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