Typhoon Malakas Slams Japan

Posted by on Monday, September 19, 2016

Typhoon Malakas is tracking toward Japan this week.

Malakas briefly strengthened to a Category 3 Typhoon on Monday. The storm brought tropical-storm-force winds to northeast Taiwan this weekend.

The storm is expected to have maximum winds today of 80 km/h with high gusts as it hits Japan. Rainfall amounts of 100 to 200 mm are possible before the storm weakens.

Malakas grounded flights and caused widespread damage in Taiwan early Sunday morning.



The Team

© Wx Centre