High Alert: “Very strong” typhoon forecast for Tohoku (Fukushima area) on Wednesday — Direct hit in June “very unusual”

Published: June 18th, 2012 at 1:20 pm ET


Typhoon Guchol (2012-4) to overpass Japan thru Wed Jun 20
Yokoso News
By Katzueno
June 18th, 2012

Source: JMA

High alert on Tue, June 19 ~ Wed, June 20

JMA warned that the very strong typhoon, Guchol (2012-4), is approaching Okinawa and will expect to land Japan’s Main Island on Tuesday, Jun 19, 2012.


By the morning of Wedesday, June 20, 2012, Guchol may approach Tohoku (North Japan) area, then may cross Hokkaido.

It’s very unusual to have direct hit of Typhoon in June in Japan.


Published: June 18th, 2012 at 1:20 pm ET


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18 comments to High Alert: “Very strong” typhoon forecast for Tohoku (Fukushima area) on Wednesday — Direct hit in June “very unusual”

  • gottagetoffthegrid

    not good news. the track is shown to the north and west of the F1 NPP.
    the worst spot to be is on the east side of the storm. thats where the surface winds are highest and ppt greatest.

    they'd better batten down the hatches.

  • They could lose the blue tarp containment.

    • AGreenRoad AGreenRoad

      OMG, what will they do without a blue TARP, baling wire and masking tape?

      The whole place will just go to HE%%.

  • Sickputer

    SP: Maybe not (lose the tarp)…old theory of mine from last September:

    "Second theory…I like this one better because it involves Pee Wee’s Big Top…the TEPCO circus tent. Maybe the tent was not designed to keep radiation waves inside the building. Maybe it is designed to keep the monsoon rains from flooding down the open building into the exit wound hole of the escaping corium. Trapped in the mudstone, the corium is an angry beast looking for something to work with other than 2 million year old sedimentary layers. Sure, it will spew and vent, but it needs a catalyst to make it really roar. Enter tons of monsoon rain water in a highly contained top open chamber. Perhaps that makes for a steam explosion or atomic explosion that blows the whole corium load into the sky and sea. So maybe we shouldn’t sneer so much at the circus tent, but hope that it does provide whatever function the nuclear industry scientists are hoping for. They are getting advice from every top scientist in the world you can certainly bet on. [Even if they disregard most of it]


    • Sickputer

      Also…looking at the webcam 9 hours ago in bright sunshine and white fleecy clouds:


      SP: Once again as often mentioned…the heat rising from 1,2,3,4 are just melting the low clouds and even some higher up. This rising heat is radioactive emissions and it is constant 24 hours a day for the past 15 months. When we see steam clouds develop some of it is undoubtedly from the rising heat striking fog or water vapor. So while we know there are soil fissures and fuel fragments from the explosions and melt-outs that continue to produce China Syndrome hydrovolcanic releases…the buildings themselves are funneling some of the same energy. That is why Unit 2 and 3 are virtually death traps for humans.

      So when the typhoon arrives….or any rain storm…the rain meets the rising radioactive emissions and then things can get pretty nasty for a few hours. The tent top at 1 and the lid at 4 will help…maybe. They don't stop the radiation from rising, but do keep out some or most of the rainfall (at Unit 1 anyway).

      The volume of water from 10-16 inches of rainfall on that island also creates terrible leakage of rainfall contaminated by radiation flowing into the ocean. The workers will not be watering the smoldering nuclear fuel too much in the next few days. Manmade feed and bleed will become natural feed and bleed into the Pacific Ocean from the torrential rains.

      • jec jec

        Those WHITE puffy clouds are interesting. Watch their progress over Daiini area (middle of screen far right)–some seem to have evaporated. Same when you look over reactors 1 -4. Its not terribly impressive, but look at the way operators are changing colors/filters..bluer, greyer..lighter. Just trying to make a pretty picture so we "smile and be happy" while the radiation seeps into the environment.

  • dosdos dosdos

    Well, if you're looking for omens concerning the Ohi restart……

  • StPaulScout StPaulScout

    Thank god they built the tent to withstand 54 mile per hour winds…. That's right folks, you'll find that info right here on ENE.

  • AGreenRoad AGreenRoad

    The 'tent' is built to withstand 65 miles per hour winds.

    It will be interesting to see how it fares, and whether the storm drops below 65 MPH before it hits Fuku.

    Fukushima Reactor 4; Global Life Extinction Event If It Collapses; via A Green Road

  • agr

    This is FANTASTIC news – why are you guys crying? A super typhoon would almost certainly collapse and unsound building – thereby in the case of #4 allow the new 60 ton roof to come down and sarcophagus the corium burning below – and hopefully drop all 15 screwed reactors to mean sea level. Easier to cover with more concrete that way.

    As for the pacific – I live in Hawaii – we have gotten pounded with radioactivity. It would be nice to get a little break – even if that takes 2.5 million years. It has NEVER been illegal for nuclear plants to directly dump into the ocean – the only illegal dumping is by barrels off the side of ships.

    As for the person wanting to know if the biological component used in Australia works to eliminate radioactive particles in soil – yes, I was the second certified soil foodweb advisor – ever. I am extremely familiar with bio-remediation of soils through bacterial, protozoan, fungi or nematode function. Too bad no farmers in Hawaii are interested in participating.

    Incidentally, we get NHK on tv here. BS that the people of Fukushima don't know what their rad levels are – there is a nightly segment devoted to Fuk-us-hi-ma and on the street corners under the stop lights there are rad monitors with LED readouts of the mSv and everyone walking around can see the 4" tall readouts. If they choose not to leave – I do not feel bad for them… It's just an intelligence test.

  • CB CB

    Nice, a 300 mile wide vacuum blowing, sucking radioactive vapor up 50,000 ft.

    • jec jec

      Just watch where the winds direct the radioactive vapor. This storm is counter clockwise rotation..so significant amounts will go towards the west of Japan, some north, some east–an equal opportunity for all countries to have contamination. Am surprised no countries have been vocal and demand Japan accept assistance. Or is the concensus is it's too late?

  • I guess with a hyper-sucking radioactive wind-spiral rampaging across the entire country it will be difficult to know where to run to:

    People fled towards Fukushima radiation
    [Last updated 17:43 19/06/2012]

  • agr

    @hanaloa Hawaii is unique as it is the only place in the world at the moment that must fight a triple threat. 1) japan 2) Agent Orange Ready corn (yep, round up ready wasn't enough – Dow/Monsanto is getting ready to release Agent Orange Ready foodstuffs this fall which they have been testing on the Hawaiian islands and spraying 8 out of every 9 days) – ever wonder why the Pupukea greens are so bitter? and 3) military cloud seeding 4 days a week – since this is technically off topic: landscapevitamins@yahoo.com

  • c

    Interested in helping the Japanese people effected by 3.11.11?
Crowd funding needed as they are trying to raise money to put the film on Blu ray so its available in theaters.
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