Nanmadol Typhoon – Japan Orders 2 Million Citizens in South West to Evacuate

Severe weather events a on the rise. After many countries worldwide suffered from extreme heat, the weather is changing into more intense winds, storms and typhoons.

Typhoon Nanmadol is about to strike Japan. Keep an eye on the storms, and read more about severe weather in:

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Evacuation order to 2mln in southwestern Japan over powerful typhoon
As typhoon Nanmadol approaches the Japanese island of Kyushu, about 1,962,000 people in more than 965,000 households have been told to evacuate, according to Japanese broadcaster NHK.
The fourth of five possible threat levels is an evacuation order, which indicates advice to move to a safe location while evacuation is still possible. The fifth and highest level indicates the urgency to preserve life.
Nearly 68,000 people in the cities of Izumi and Nishinoomote in Kagoshima Prefecture on the island of Kyushu are on level 5 alert.
The typhoon is currently located south of the island of Kyushu and is traveling northwest. In the core of the storm, wind speeds reach 50 meters per second (111 miles per hour), with gusts reaching 70.

Source: - 9.17.2022