COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Typhoon Noru approaches Amami, Kyushu
Description: The Amami island chain in southwest Japan is bracing for violent winds and torrential rain as Typhoon Noru churns closer to the country's main islands. The typhoon is packing winds of 144 kilometers per hour near its center, with gusts reaching nearly 200 kilometers an hour. Weather officials say that the region may get around 70 millimeters of rain per hour overnight. [Source: NHK World (Japan)]
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Source: NHK World (Japan)
Publish Date: 8/4/2017
Reading Level: Basic
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