Typhoon Nari might pass Kanto Plain over the weekend

U.S. Navy
U.S. Navy

Typhoon Nari might pass Kanto Plain over the weekend

by Dave Ornauer
Stars and Stripes

12:15 p.m. Saturday, July 27, Japan time: Nari made landfall Saturday morning near Wakayama in central Honshu, has been downgraded to a tropical depression and is forecast to pass further northwest of the Kanto Plain than previously reported.

At 9 a.m., Nari was 185 miles west of Yokosuka Naval Base, tracking north-northeast at 18 mph and had diminished to 29-mph sustained winds and 40-mph gusts.

Nari is forecast to curve northeast, continue weakening and passing 70 miles northwest of Yokota Air Base at 9 p.m. Saturday.

Yokota is expecting between 2 to 4 inches of rain associated with Nari, according to the base's official Facebook page.

Read more at: https://www.stripes.com/1.591657

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