Much of Japan is currently cleaning up from the soaking rains and high winds of Tropical Storm Guchol that crossed through Japan Tuesday evening local time. Some cities accumulating over 76 mm (3 inches) in t24 hours time. Mountainous regions were the hardest hit,
It is the first time since 2004 that a typhoon has made landfall in June in Japan. As Tropical Storm Guchol weakens over Japan, another tropical storm will make a major impact over the islands later in the week.
Guchol continues to bring gusty winds and
Typhoon Guchol is predicted to be the first tropical cyclone to hit Japan this year. Yesterday Guchol was a powerful category 4 typhoon on the Simpson Scale with winds of 130 kts (~150 mph). Guchol has been weakening and may only a be a strong tropical storm when it is
The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) is on full alert, ready to roll out its disaster action plan, as the country braces itself for the fury of typhoon Butchoy (international code name Guchol) that has threatened the country and likely to hit Eastern Visayas and Northern
Guchol is now a strengthening typhoon and remains on a path that puts the Philippines, Taiwan and Japan in harm’s way. Guchol strengthened into a typhoon (the equivalent of a hurricane in the eastern Pacific or Atlantic basins) over the extremely warm waters of the
According to JTWC, Tropical Storm Guchol is located 915 nm east of Manila, Philippines and it is moving west-northwestward at speed of 17 knots. Maximum sustained winds are 60 knots with gusts up to 75 knots. Maximum significant wave height is (17 feet).PAGASA