Tropical Storm Toraji – Forecast Update 3 (Sept 4, 2013)

Sep 3, 2013
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Tropical Storm Toraji is continuing towards the coast of Kyushu island, Japan, as a strong tropical storm with winds of 60mph. Further strengthening is not expected, due to land interaction and possibly dry air intrusion from the northwest. The storm is likely to make landfall on Kyushu with winds of 50-60mph, and rapidly weaken as it move through the Japanese islands.
Storm Warnings are currently in effect in the northern Ryukyu Islands, and are likely to be extended to cover parts of Kyushu soon.