TYPHOON TRAMI. Wreck’s Japan After Mangkhut Landfall!

Typhoon Trami

Typhoon Trami recently made its landfall in Japan, which was caused by tropical storms from the ocean. You will recall Typhoon Mangkhut made its terrific landfall in different parts of Asia, first in the Philippines, then proceeded to China coastal regions, and ended its impact in Hong Kong. Lives and properties were lost, which I suppose you would not expect the opposite from Typhoon Trami.

Typhoon Trami categorized as stage (II) Storm was forecast last month of its passage over the Ryukyu Islands located in southern Japan on September 28, which was on Friday night. It landed with heavy rains and wind, was expected to regain momentum for its next 24 to 48 hours, climatic classification of three status.

The Island of Ryuku stretches north of Taiwan to Japan’s island of Kyushu, including the largest island within the region, Okinawa. It has inhabitants of 1.4 million people, not excluding about 25,000 troops and families of the United States.

According to the report, it is believed that the people of Okinawa are used to typhoons as they were urged by the officials in charge of disaster management to take appropriate precautions. Meanwhile, seventeen people were confirmed injured on a slight note in Okinawa with several houses damaged, but no death record. Elsewhere, according to local police, two persons have been killed by the storm, one engulfed by a landslide in Tottori and the other drowned in high water in Yamanashi prefectures, west of Tokyo. Meanwhile, two people were reported missing, while more than 120 people sustained injuries from the powerful storm.

Typhoon Trami

The fierce and torrential rain from typhoon trami resulted to travel disruption in the world’s third-biggest economy on Sunday, more than 1,000 flights were canceled, bullet train service suspended, and disappointingly scrapping Tokyo’s evening train service.  This occurred after the region was hit by typhoon Jebi in early September due to extreme weather.

Reflecting on the havoc caused by typhoon trami, trami strong wind moving at 216 kilometers per hour, though weakens as its moves, leftover 400,000 households, precisely from eastern Japan without power supply, as power lines fell on railway tracks.

Fallen trees were seen on vehicles, buildings and railway tracks, which resulted in massive crowd built up at Tokyo train stations as commuters’ battle for sports.

Important railway routes and roads were left blocked with torn branches of trees in the city of Naha with heavy rain, as gusts went over and smashed windows of a bank, while police officers were seen putting their best, as they try to clear tree branches despite strong winds.

In Okinawa, over 700 people were sent to shelters. More than 200,000 residential homes were left without electricity according to NHK State television, though figures could vary. It is understood typhoon trami is considered as re-occurrence of natural disasters, this is because this region has been battered with different types of natural disasters, ranging from typhoons, earthquakes, and landslides.  However, it is important to note that the residence in coastal regions and islands of Japan have gone through a lot.

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