Powerful typhoon Faxai hits Tokyo metro
Typhoon Faxai hit parts of eastern Japan. Tokyo metro area was affected by powerful winds and extreme torrential rainfall.
#Typhoon #Faxai has caused unprecedented gusts in Japan’s southern islands. The current central pressure is 955hPa. It’s expected to make landfall in the Greater Tokyo area soon, as the most intense typhoon to do so in recorded history. pic.twitter.com/SJKs8dWNOI
— Sayaka Mori (@sayakasofiamori) September 8, 2019
Faxai made landfall early Monday morning in the coastal city of Chiba, with winds gusting up to 207 km/h. It caused widespread damage and widespread blackouts in Tokyo and the sourrounding areas. One fatality was reported, with at least 30 injured.
— NHKニュース (@nhk_news) September 8, 2019
— kawaii Arcade Masters (@Micaiah1416) September 8, 2019
— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) September 9, 2019
A friend of mine is docked in Yokohama, Japan and just sent me this video as Typhoon Faxai closes in on his port. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the storm has maximum sustained winds of approximately 90 mph. #Faxai pic.twitter.com/LlLa57paDy
— Dalton Mullinax (@MullinaxWX) September 8, 2019
— Hasan Adil (@dispatch_hasan) September 8, 2019
People in eastern Japan woke up Monday morning to survey the damage caused by Typhoon Faxai. It made landfall overnight near Tokyo, leaving dozens injured and hundreds of thousands of homes without power. pic.twitter.com/Z52dySxRmf
— NHK WORLD News (@NHKWORLD_News) September 9, 2019
— Kristine Ohkubo (@AuthorKristineO) September 9, 2019