Posts Tagged ‘Wind’

Storm warning for northern Japan

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 Comments off

Gusty winds blew across northern Japan Wednesday, fueled by a low pressure system developing near Hokkaido.

In Sado City on the Sea of Japan coast, winds gusted to nearly 160 kilometers per hour. In eastern Hokkaido, winds of up to 125 kilometers per hour were recorded in Rausu Town. Read more…

Storm warning for western and eastern Japan

Tuesday, April 3, 2012 Comments off

An active low-pressure system and fronts are developing over the Sea of Japan, bringing strong winds and torrential rain to western and eastern parts of the country.

On Tuesday evening, winds of 130 kilometers per hour were observed in a suburb of Tokyo, and winds of 106 kilometers per hour blew in the center of the capital. Read more…

Heavy-duty storm advancing on Alaska, Chukotka Peninsula

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 Comments off

Photo: EPA    
A powerful storm raging in the Bering Sea is advancing on the west coast of the U.S. state of Alaska and Russia’s Chukotka Peninsula. The U.S. National Read more…

Landslide, flood, aftershock warnings in Tohoku

Sunday, April 24, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News April 24,2011

Japanese weather officials are warning of the possibility of landslides and flooding in disaster-affected areas caused by bad weather through Monday. Read more…