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Supercomputer Weather: Halong Heads For Kyoto

Supercomputer Weather: Halong Heads For Kyoto


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According to the US Navy’s Joint Typhoon Warning center (and the NOAA weather supercomputer) typhoon Halong, a category four typhoon (one level below the top level) is headed directly for the Japanese mainland.

The typhoon is expected to landfall in three days and to run directly down the length of the Japanese mainland. It may cause widespread flooding in many parts of the country which have just experienced extensive flooding and damage as a result of a direct hit from typhoon Chataan just last week.

Latest NASA MODIS satellite images of typhoon Halong.


Typhoon Halong & Japan
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Close Up Of Typhoon Halong
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The latest JTWC satellite image of typhoon Halong.


Typhoon Halong & Japan
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Links:
Joint Typhoon Warning Center
http://www.npmoc.navy.mil/jtwc.html

University Of Wisconsin Typhoon Halong (10W) Page
http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/tropic/real-time/westpac/storm/storm12.html#SPECIAL

The following is the latest NOAA aviation model forecast of the path of Halong over Japan with precipitation (rain) shown in coloured lines.


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