Typhoon Lipi close to the south of Japan

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June 19, 2013. Once again, Japan is preparing for the arrival of the typhoon. Tropical cyclone named "Lipi" experts awarded the fourth serial number, according to the agency "RIA Novosti" with reference to the General Directorate of Meteorology of the country.

Meteorologists believe that by Wednesday evening the typhoon, the rate of which is now less than 20 kilometers per hour to reach the islands Sakisima and will continue to move in the direction of the island of Kyushu. The pressure in the center of the typhoon is over 900 hPa.

Because of the strong squally winds (about 30 meters per second), meteorologists warn people in the country about the likelihood of injury. In addition, the arrival of the cyclone is accompanied by heavy rains, which also carries a certain risk — may cause landslides.

Source: News Gismeteo

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