The English homepage of the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) is the official online source of information on weather advisories. These tropical storms are usually the strongest in the last week of August and early September. Make sure your mobile devices and computer are fully charged.  Access to the island was cut off on September 4 when a 2,591-tonne tanker was unmoored by Jebi's strong winds and collided with the only bridge connecting the airport to the mainland. A typhoon is a tropical storm that occurs in the region of the Indian or western Pacific oceans.  With favorable winds aloft aiding the development of thunderstorm activity, Jebi continued to strengthen as it turned more westward under the influence of the subtropical ridge. This is the JMA’s official information portal in English, where you can get almost real-time weather updates. Part of the glass ceiling at Kyōto Station collapsed, injuring multiple people. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, there was an average of 26.7 typhoons a year between 1971 and 2000, with 10.8 of them reaching within 300 km of the Japanese archipelago.  Several shrines across Japan were damaged: the Kasuga Grand Shrine in Nara had its arrival hall damaged by fallen trees, the torii at the entrance of Oji Shrine in Tokyo collapsed, while the torii on the east side of the Naganokengokoku Shrine [ja] in Matsumoto, Nagano was destroyed.  The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) classified the system as a tropical depression at 18:00 UTC on August 26,[nb 3] with the JTWC following suit at 06:00 UTC the next day. ", "Prognostic Reasoning for Typhoon 25W (Jebi) Warning Nr 09", "Prognostic Reasoning for Typhoon 25W (Jebi) Warning Nr 11", "Prognostic Reasoning for Typhoon 25W (Jebi) Warning Nr 13", "Prognostic Reasoning for Typhoon 25W (Jebi) Warning Nr 14", "Q: What are the description labels used with tropical cyclones by JTWC? A man in Osaka was blown off the second floor of a house and fell to his death; at least five more people in the eponymous prefecture were killed by falls or flying debris. People in Tokyo face the aftermath of typhoon Trami. 03 (FINAL) re Typhoon 'MAYMAY', "Prognostic Reasoning for Typhoon 25W (Jebi) Warning Nr 28", "Prognostic Reasoning for Typhoon 25W (Jebi) Warning Nr 30", "Prognostic Reasoning for Typhoon 25W (Jebi) Warning Nr 31", "Prognostic Reasoning for Typhoon 25W (Jebi) Warning Nr 33", "BREAKING NEWS: Jebi becomes a super typhoon", "Rogue waves claim 6 lives over 2 days in NE Taiwan", "3 drowning incidents at Yilan coast in northeastern Taiwan cause 2 deaths, 4 missing, and 1 injured", "Beach in east Taiwan's Yilan closed after five deaths", "Typhoon Hagibis & Jebi losses said stabilising below top-end estimates", "Typhoon Jebi leaves trail of destruction in Japan", "Typhoon Jebi, most powerful to hit Japan in 25 years, leaves trail of destruction in Kansai region", "Powerful typhoon hits western Japan, killing at least six", "Eleven Dead as Typhoon Jebi Batters the West Coast of Japan", "Over a million homes powerless, deaths reported as typhoon Jebi rips through Japan", "Typhoon Jebi leaves a trail of death and destruction in Japan", "Typhoon Jebi: death toll rises as speed boats evacuate thousands stranded at Japan's Kansai airport", "Death toll climbs to 11 as Typhoon Jebi batters Japan", "Japan faced with death and destruction after Typhoon Jebi", "Typhoon Jebi forces closure of Kansai airport, near Osaka in Japan", "Typhoon Jebi ploughs through western Japan, causing flooding, deaths", "Japan's Kansai airport to reopen partially after typhoon damage", "Kansai airport's Terminal 1 to partially reopen following flooding from Typhoon Jebi", "Kansai airport reopens runway 10 days after typhoon flooding", "Japan's Kansai Airport fully reopens 17 days after typhoon", "600 bluefin tuna raised by Kindai Uni. During this time span, an average of 2.6 typhoons made landfall annually.  A high surf advisory and small craft advisory were issued for Saipan and Tinian as heavy swells affected the islands. Typhoon Jebi, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Maymay, was the strongest typhoon to strike Japan since Yancy in 1993 as well as Japan's costliest typhoon. 1 for TD located at 13.6N 158.9E", "Japan braces for likely landfall from strong typhoon Jebi", "Prognostic Reasoning for Tropical Storm 25W (Jebi) Warning Nr 07", "D4) What does "maximum sustained wind" mean ?