The overall very low deep-layer shear will have no effect on the system’s further strengthening. Epsilon likely to form next week and head towards Cuba, the Bahamas, or Florida, SWE Photography Contest week #37 of 2020 (Sept 7th – Sept 13th) Winners. Reporting by Yuka Obayashi; Editing by Tom Hogue. La Nina now gradually intensifies, on time for Winter 2020/2021, Double trouble in the tropical Atlantic – twin new storms likely to form soon. Just days apart. If it makes landfall in the Korean Peninsula, it would be the fourth named storm to do so this year. This means the oceanic conditions are beyond exceptional. The Japan Meteorological Agency has urged residents of Okinawa and Kyushu to exercise maximum caution as Typhoon Haishen was on course to approach Okinawa by Sunday and the main southern island of Kyushu afterwards. Water was discharged at 23 dams in six prefectures to prevent damage from floods caused by the typhoon, Kyodo news agency reported. Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Another, potential a violent typhoon is expected to form and head for Japan this weekend. Typhoon Maysak tracks toward Japan and the Korean Peninsula. Most of the weather models in the ensemble forecast agree on the northwesterly track through the rest of this week, with some potential that the track shifts more to the west or even east. Eventually, it might even become the Category 5 equivalent storm! Haishen is forecast to track west-southwest over the next 24 hours, while gradually organizing and strengthening. After the weekend, the system finally nears Japan’s Kyushu Island. Just shortly after the landfall of typhoon Maysak coming up this week. On the attached map by Ventusky, we can see that the whole region will be affected by both typhoons, Maysak and Haishen. The sea waters are very much above the normal long-term average through early September. Super Typhoon Hagibis is moving quickly toward Japan CNN meteorologist Tom Sater has the latest forecast for this powerful storm. Attached are the wind swath comparison charts by ECMWF and GFS models. Low 71F. We could be seeing Heishen’s extreme deepening and strengthening through Thursday and Friday. N winds at 10 to 15 mph, increasing … A large part of the Western Pacific is extremely warm. Typhoon Maysak (pronounced My-Suk) follows on the heels of Typhoon Bavi, which battered western North Korea last Thursday as a Category 1 equivalent system. That would tie the record number of landfalls of a named storm on the peninsula in a year. Explosive development into a powerful typhoon is likely. Typhoon Hagibis, which the U.S. military’s forecasting agency has put on par with a Category 5 hurricane, is approaching Japan’s main island of Honshu after a … And further strengthening is expected before its initial landfall on Tuesday morning. Nevertheless, the amount of rain will be extreme. Maysak is forecast to strengthen to a potential Category 4 equivalent hurricane, with winds of 220 kph as it barrels across Japan's Ryukyu Islands. Bad weather from the typhoon has forced Japan’s coastguard to suspend its search for crew missing from a capsized cattle ship in the East China Sea. Haishen will be tracking over these extremely favorable oceanic conditions through its whole lifecycle. However, the majority of the ensemble model tracks are hinting that Haishen will be moving straight towards Kyushu Island. Japan Weather Map. Showers and thundershowers during the evening will give way to a steadier rain and gusty winds overnight. Any time.”. Tokyo (CNN) Typhoon Hagibis made landfall Saturday night local time, as the country braces for hurricane-force winds that have killed at least … So a very rapid intensification is expected around Thursday, Sept 3rd, and continue into the weekend. The potential is definitely there the system becomes a powerful Category 4 system. 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The typhoon’s centre was near Minamidaito, east of Okinawa’s main island, on Saturday, moving north at 30 kph (19 mph). An extremely dangerous situation is therefore developing as the region might be severely hit by violent winds and flooding. Sea surface temperatures of 30-31 °C are spread along southern Japan, over the Marianas and the Philippine Sea. “People in affected areas should not hesitate to evacuate their homes, even though they may be worried about being infected with the coronavirus,” a meteorological official told a news conference broadcast by NHK on Saturday. Updated 1413 GMT (2213 HKT) August 31, 2020. The storm could track across Kyushu, but might also turn further east or even west and head for its first landfall in South Korea. has adjusted to the Covid-19 pandemic, Bear caught on video nudging sleeping man's foot. A tropical storm Haishen develops north of the Marianas and could become the strongest Earth’s typhoon of the 2020 Pacific season. The sea waters are literally boiling hot! Winds are forecast to be near 200 kph (124 mph), strong enough to designate it a major Category 3 hurricane if it were in the Atlantic Ocean. The typhoon is forecast to have atmospheric pressure of 915 hectopascals at its centre, and sustained winds of up to 198 km (123 miles) per hour on Sunday, the meteorological agency said. “Follow severe weather as it happens. The system will be dangerously close to the city of Okinawa by early Tuesday and has already prompted significant air travel disruptions in the region. After all, the region is currently experiencing one of its wettest monsoons on record. Several bouts of historic rains have soaked the landscape since June. Long-range forecast computer models suggest another potentially powerful typhoon could impact the region late this weekend or early next week. Unfortunately for parts of Japan and South Korea, Typhoon Maysak is a significantly stronger system than Bavi was.