Japan - Tropical Cyclone BUALOI update (GDACS, JTWC, JMA, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 24 October 2019)

  • After passing the southern Ogasawara Islands (south-eastern Japan), Tropical Cyclone BUALOI is moving east-northeast over the northern Philippine Sea, with maximum sustained winds of 176 km/h. On 24 October at 0.00, its centre was approximately 15 km south of Chichijima Island.

  • BUALOI will weaken as it moves north-east over the northern Philippine Sea, dissipating on 26 October.

  • The Japanese Meteorological Agency (JMA) has issued red warnings for storms and high waves. Heavy rain is forecast for most of Japan, including Greater Tokyo Area.