Thursday, August 23, 2012
UPDATE: Typhoon Bolaven
Currently a category 2, Typhoon Bolaven continues to pick up speed as it heads towards Okinawa. In the past 12 hours the potential path of the storm has changed and is now predicted to come across the southern part of the main island of Okinawa. Forecast says that the typhoon will progress to a category 4 at that time.
The current conditions here in Okinawa include rain and clouds which is most likely residual from the typhoon which is hooking inward towards Taiwan.
Typhoon Bolaven will be within the immediate area of Okinawa within a 48 hour period making it important to ensure that residents are prepared with 2 or 3 days of non perishable rations in the event that the storm causes damage to local businesses or sticks around for quite a while. It is also important to take some time to clean up the areas in and around your house/apartment now ensuring that in the event that weather conditions continue to decline you can prevent damage and injury to those around you.
I will continue to update you on more details of this storm as they become available.