Typhoon, Japan. Archive photo
Typhoon “Chinamen”, which received its name from a province in Laos occurred in the Pacific ocean and is moving in the direction of Japan, according to the General meteorological Department of the country.
In Japan, the Typhoon has a sequence number 11. It moves with a speed of 30 kilometers per hour and Wednesday can fall on the southern island of Kyushu. Thus by the evening of Monday, he would be fairly close to the Ogasawara archipelago.
Currently, the pressure in the center of the Typhoon is 985 hPa, the speed of the center – 30 meters per second, with gusts up to 40 meters per second.
Forecasters warn that the impact of the Typhoon will affect a vast area from South-West to North-West, here Wednesday and Thursday is expected loss of the abundant heavy rains.