Japan - Tropical Cyclone IN-FA (GDACS, JTWC, JMA) (ECHO Daily Flash of 21 July 2021)

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  • Tropical Cyclone IN-FA, formed on 16 July, is moving westwards over the northern Philippine Sea, and on 21 July at 0.00 UTC, its centre was located approximately 8 250 km east of Miyakojima Island (Ryukyu Islands, southern Japan), with maximum sustained winds of 176 km/h.

  • IN-FA is expected to intensify as it moves westwards over the Philippine Sea, and it is forecast to reach the Yaeyama Islands (Ryukyu Islands, southern Japan) in the morning of 23 July.

  • Red warnings for high waves have been issued for the Ryukyu Islands. Moderate rainfall is forecast for the Ryukyu Islands, on 21-22 July.