TYPHOON LIONROCK BLOWS OVER NORTHERN JAPAN

TYPHOON LIONROCK is nearing landfall in northern Japan. New information will be posted below as it comes in, along with video updates at our youtube channel.

Also please watch NHKWORLD all day at the top of the hour for more information.  You can watch live at this link. 

Check the latest track here from JMA, they update it once a hour.

Latest Sat Images on the storm can be found here.

Follow High Resolution JMA RADAR here. 

Watch the storm come on shore here via coastal webcams. 

Another Webcam Link

1000JST

One women is missing in Iwate prefecture is missing after swept away in a flooded river.

0950JST

Record breaking rainfall reported in Hokkaido and Iwate.

Nukabiru Hokkaido reported 342mm of rainfall in 72hrs

Orito in Iwate reported 223mm of rainfall in just 24hrs.

1750JST

Typhoon Lionrock makes landfall in Iwate Prefecture. This is the first time on record (VIA JMA) a typhoon strength storm has impacted the Tohoku region.

1520JST

Max Gust Reports

Max Wind Gust

Max Wind Gust

1423JST

Total rainfall forecast updated for Japan

rainfall

1406JST

Evacuation advisories and warnings issued in Iwate prefecture. 

1104JST 

Max winds reported 106kph in Ishinomaki Miyagi Prefecture

1000JST

Story on farmers in Aomore prefecture harvesting their apple crop. It is a vital part of the economy in the region.

http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20160829_26/

0924JST

VIDEO UPDATE posted on Lionrock as it tracks north past Tokyo towards Tohoku

0700JST 

Over 100 flights cancelled mostly in northern Japan ahead of Lionrock

http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20160830_10/

0601JST Tuesday

Wind gust recorded at Choshi Chiba up to 85kph.

Monday Evening

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