Japan Braces for Super Typhoon Hagibis Tagged as “Strongest” After Decades
SUPER TYPHOON HAGIBIS – Japan is preparing for “Hagibis” which is tagged as the strongest typhoon to hit the country after several decades.
One of the natural calamities that really pose a huge amount of risk on both structures and human beings is a typhoon. A heavy downfall can really lead to flooding which could make the situation worse.
Several countries are prone to typhoons – Japan and the Philippines being among them. These(2) have experienced the strongest typhoons that led to the loss of lives and massive destruction of properties.
Currently, Japan is preparing for another storm. Based on an article on Forbes, the Asian country is bracing for Super Typhoon Hagibis. It is tagged as the strongest typhoon to hit the country after several decades.
According to the article, Tokyo, the capital of Japan, is currently quiet. The people are not panicking since typhoons are common in the country.
The eye of the typhoon is 55 miles wide alone. The storm is larger than the entire country. The wind gusts is predicted to surpass 240 kilometer per hour. Based on the article, its pressure also reached 900hPa which is slightly lower than that of hurricane Dorian that left Bahamas greatly destructed.
Due to the said typhoon, thousands of flights were cancelled. All the flights under the All Nippon Airways were suspended since Saturday.
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