Typhoon Threat to Japan, AccuWeather by Jim Andrews, Senior Meteorologist, July 14, 2011 at 6:31 am EDT:
A powerful typhoon could strike mainland Japan early next week.
Widespread adverse rain, wind and sea impact is possible, even for site of the tsunami disaster and nuclear site. [...]
Depending upon storm intensity at landfall, winds above hurricane strength could unleash widespread destruction. [...]
[A]t the site of the March tsunami and nuclear disasters, there is the potential for heavy rain, high winds and rough seas next week.
More from AccuWeather:
- Dramatic strengthening of Ma-on could culminate in super typhoon status while over open water.
- Storms of the kind that Ma-on is likely to become can cause 10 to 20 inches of rain in Japan, bringing flooding and mudslides.
Published: July 14th, 2011 at 8:08 am ET
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