Typhoon Noru Whips Up Waves Off Japan's Amami Island

StoryfulWeatherPublished: August 5, 201721 views
Published: August 5, 2017

Typhoon Noru brought torrential rain, high winds and waves to an island chain south of Kyushu, Japan, on August 4 and 5. NHK reported that 4.7 inches of rain had been recorded on Amami Oshima as of 6.30 am, local time, with further rain expected. Other outlying islands in the Amami chain also experienced severe conditions as the typhoon neared. The typhoon was forecast to track north-northwest towards Yakushima with landfall on the Satsuma Peninsula of Kyushu expected on Sunday. This video shows the weather conditions on Amami on August 4. Credit: Yamaguchi Takeshi (ヤマグチタケシ) via Storyful

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