Typhoon Hagibis (Oct, 2019)

Typhoon Hagibis is the strongest to hit Japan in decades. The typhoon crossed over eight prefectures in Japan, with wind speeds of up to 225km/h (140mph). TE-Japan reproduced floods by this typhoon well, showing high flood fraction at Chikuma river or Abukuma river, where there were actual damages by the inundation.

Animation of flood fraction estimated by the TE-Japan (grid size: 1/60 deg.) from October 11th 00:30 to 12th 00:30, 2019 (UT). Left figure shows the whole image over Japan with the contour of rain, and Right figure is an enlarged image of the Kanto and Tohoku region.

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