September 2, 2013. Tropical cyclone Toraja (Toraji) is displaced by the waters of the East China Sea. The pressure in the center of the cyclone is 996 mb, it is shifted to the northwest at a speed of about 15 km / h Peak gusts of wind near the center of the typhoon reaches 30 m / s.
According to the forecasts in the next two days displacement speed of the cyclone will decrease, but the atmospheric vortex continues to spin. Already by Tuesday, the pressure in his heart will fall to 994 mb, on Thursday — to 990 mb, and the force of the wind in the center of the cyclone will increase to 32 m / s.
On the typhoon hit Japan and the strongest earthquake for the year
September 4, 2013. An earthquake measuring 6.9 occurred off the coast of Japan in the Pacific. It is recognized as the most powerful for the year.
Strong tremors were felt in the capital Tokyo, and in more than 10 prefectures in central and eastern part of the Japanese island of Honshu. According to seismologists, the depth of focus of aftershocks — 400 km — is largely mitigated their effect. Immediately after the earthquake, the country's Meteorological Agency announced the tsunami threat, but a few minutes later lifted the warning.
Data on casualties or damage have been reported yet.
Earthquake, according to media reports, has caused disruptions in the movement of high-speed train "Shinkansen". However, a few minutes after the tremors stopped, the traffic was fully restored.
Another disaster that struck Japan, became a typhoon. The National Meteorological Administration announced today a storm warning for the southern islands of Kyushu and Shikoku, with the approach of typhoon "Toraji."
Speed its epicenter — 25 meters per second, and gusts — more than 35 meters per second. The height of the waves in the region of the "Toraji" reaches 5 m
In meteoupravlenii warn of the danger of floods and landslides in mountainous areas and urged residents in the south of Japan not to go out unless absolutely necessary.