Friday, October 29, 2010

Typhoon Chaba Update #18

Typhoon Chaba is now accelerating towards the northeast. It continues to weaken and is now down to a Category 1 typhoon. Maximum winds are at 140kph with wind gusts of up to 165kph. Chaba was last located 630km southwest of Tokyo, Japan; it is moving northeastward at 35kph. The system is now bringing heavy rain to numerous parts of Honshu.

Radar Image from JMA:

Typhoon Chaba should continue moving to the northeast and should become extra tropical in 24hours.

Issued (22 UTC) 6am PhT 103010

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