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8 injured as powerful typhoon passes southern Japan islands

A dropped tree is seen on a walkway in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, on Sept. 1, 2020, after a powerful typhoon passed near the southern Japan islands. (Kyodo)

TOKYO – At the very least 8 individuals were injured Tuesday as a powerful typhoon passed island chains of Okinawa Prefecture, bringing gusts of approximately 196 kilometers per hr as well as hefty rainfalls, the climate firm as well as regional authorities stated.

The Japan Meteorological Agency advised of solid gusts, high waves, high trends, landslides as well as flooding as Typhoon Maysak is forecasted to relocate along the sea west of Japan’s southwestern primary island of Kyushu on Wednesday evening.

Without making landfall on Kyushu, the typhoon will likely take a trip towards the Korean Peninsula, according to the firm’s estimate.

As of 11 p.m. Tuesday, Typhoon Maysak, which is the name of a tree in the Cambodian language, was taking a trip 270 kilometres off Kume Island, Okinawa Prefecture. It had an air pressure of 935 hectopascals at its facility as well as was loading winds of approximately 252 kph.

Broken items of an outside wall surface of a structure are spread on a road in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, on Sept. 1, 2020, as a typhoon relocates northward near the southern Japan islands. (Kyodo) 



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