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Japan Evacuates in Preparation for Typhoon Roke

Currently around 180 miles south of the Japanese mainland, Typhoon Roke is moving north-northeast with maximum sustained winds of around 110 mph. In preparation for an expected landfall just west of Tokyo on September 21st at 0600z, evacuations have begun in many coastal and low-lying areas. This image was taken by the Japan Meteorological Agency's MTSAT weather satellite on September 20, 2011 at 0530z.

Japan Evacuates in Preparation for Typhoon Roke
 
 
Referral:Latest storm information from the Joint Typhoon Warning Center
Keywords:typhoon, Roke, MTSAT, 2011.09.20

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