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Typhoon Faxai Makes Landfall in Japan; Damaging Winds, Heavy Rain and Pounding Surf Continue in Tokyo
Published: September 8, 2019
Typhoon Faxai has made landfall on Japan's Honshu Island and continues to pound Tokyo with damaging winds, heavy rain and battering waves.
Faxai is currently equivalent in strength to a Category 2 hurricane and has maximum sustained winds of 105 mph.
The Japanese Meteorological Agency (JMA) has issued a storm warning, high waves warning and heavy rain warning for southeastern Japan, including Tokyo.
Typhoon Faxai Forecast
Damaging winds are likely across southeastern Honshu, and destructive waves and storm surge will impact Japan's southern and eastern shores.
In addition, 3 to 8 inches of rain is likely in southeastern Honshu, with isolated amounts up to a foot possible. The rain could trigger flooding and landslides.
Additional Rainfall Forecast
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