Typhoon Neoguri targets Japan

The first super typhoon of the season, Neoguri, continues to threaten lives and property in southern Japan. Neoguri’s center of circulation is now southwest of Kyushu, and it has weakened from “Very Strong” to a “Strong” typhoon (JMA).Neoguri intensified into a super typhoon early on July 7, 2014 with winds peaked at 250 km/h (155 mph) before the typhoon began to weaken. Neoguri slammed parts of the Ryukyu Islands with wind gusting over 195 km/h (120 mph) on July 8, 2014. At least 10 people have been injured by the storm across Okinawa, where nearly 600,000 were advised to evacuate prior to the cyclone’s arrival. At this time, two deaths are reported. 105,000 homes have lost power across Okinawa across the… »

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