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Typhoon Aere moving eastward, bringing torrential rain to Japan

TOKYO. KAZINFORM – A storm was shifting slowly eastward towards the western and central pieces of the Japanese archipelago on Tuesday, bringing torrential rain and triggering flooding as properly as landslides, Kyodo studies.

Typhoon Aere, which produced landfall on the southwestern major island of Kyushu before weakening into an extratropical reduced-force program, is predicted to destabilize climate problems nationwide by means of Wednesday, according to the Japan Meteorological Company.

The climate agency reported there appeared to have been file-breaking rainfall in parts of Kyushu, with Unzen, Nagasaki Prefecture, Arao, Kumamoto Prefecture, and Omuta, Fukuoka Prefecture, acquiring an estimated 120 millimeters of rain or more in an hour.

The agency also verified in the early hours of Tuesday linear rainbands that introduced torrential downpours in the western aspect of Kochi Prefecture on the western most important island of Shikoku, where by much more than 20 properties ended up flooded and a major highway was closed thanks to landslides.

Elsewhere in Kochi, 85 mm of rain were recorded in an hour in Susaki, and 79.5 mm in the city of Shimanto.

The hurricane designed landfall close to Sasebo, Nagasaki, soon right before 6 a.m. It was lowered to an extratropical very low-stress program at 9 a.m. and experienced an atmospheric force of 1,002 hectopascals at its middle, the company claimed.

Up to 200 mm of rain is projected in the 24 several hours via Wednesday midday in Shikoku and the Tokai area in central Japan.

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