Incoming - Typhoons for 2018

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Re: Incoming - Typhoons for 2018

Post by Tora » Sat Aug 25, 2018 11:07 pm

gonbechan wrote:The eco cute has made a comeback. Just need to wait for the water to heat up before having a non chilly shower.
Tora, I am so glad you are ok.
Lucky you with the Eco cute. I bet it was a happy moment when it came back on.

Thanks for the thought. The typhoon spared us but the heat is relentless. It is physically and motivationally draining.

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Re: Incoming - Typhoons for 2018

Post by Zasso Nouka » Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:05 am

Still early days yet but looks like #21 is going to swing by western Japan

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Re: Incoming - Typhoons for 2018

Post by gonbechan » Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:43 am

Oh for ****'s sake.

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Re: Incoming - Typhoons for 2018

Post by Zasso Nouka » Thu Aug 30, 2018 6:58 am

It's still early days and I reckon it's predicted track will shift quite a bit over the next few days, it could miss you entirely.

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Re: Incoming - Typhoons for 2018

Post by Shizuman » Thu Aug 30, 2018 8:55 pm

The better half was saying there is a high pressure band sitting off the east of Japan which sends the Typhoons down toward the west, have you heard anything about that? Is that a regular occurrence?

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Re: Incoming - Typhoons for 2018

Post by Zasso Nouka » Fri Aug 31, 2018 5:53 am

Shizuman wrote:The better half was saying there is a high pressure band sitting off the east of Japan which sends the Typhoons down toward the west, have you heard anything about that? Is that a regular occurrence?
They were talking about that one the lunchtime weather forecast just the other day, apparently it's sitting somewhere between north Korea and Japan right now so it is a thing. Not sure how often it happens though as I wasn't fully paying attention.

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Re: Incoming - Typhoons for 2018

Post by Zasso Nouka » Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:24 am

Predicted course has shifted somewhat and you are now on the lefthand side so you may be out of the danger zone Gonbechan.

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However it's intensity has been upgraded and it's now rated as 'very strong' so whoever does get hit is likely to take quite a battering.

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Re: Incoming - Typhoons for 2018

Post by gonbechan » Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:13 am

I sincerely hope so. I also very much hope that it shifts even more than that and misses everybody.
It looks to be one of the strongest I have seen with 190km/h plus winds and JMA has it in category 'violent' which I think is a first for me to see.

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Re: Incoming - Typhoons for 2018

Post by Zasso Nouka » Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:28 pm

Bloody hell, that isn't good. If it's any consolation it's been upgraded to 'Furious' :shock: :shock: :shock:

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Re: Incoming - Typhoons for 2018

Post by gonbechan » Sat Sep 01, 2018 7:31 am

furious is if you use web translation on the Japanese forecast, but if you just look at the English page, it says violent. :D