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JAPAN - Tropical Cyclones LAN and TWENTYSEVEN UPDATE

published on 24/10/2017
  • The death toll after the passage of tropical cyclone LAN over Japan on 22-23 October continues to rise. According to local media, as of 24 October at 6.00 UTC, at least seven people were killed, over 100 were injured and more than 200 000 were ordered to evacuate in the prefectures of Osaka, Wakayama, Mie, Shizuoka, Yamaguchi, Chiba and Tokyo.
  • Tropical cyclone TWENTYSEVEN is currently moving north-west over the northwestern Pacific Ocean, passing south of Guam as a tropical storm. Over the next 24 hours, it is forecast to continue moving northwest, strengthening. Heavy rain and strong winds may continue to affect Guam on 24 October.
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