Typhoon just came after the earthquake! Japan has the highest tidal level in many coastal areas in history.

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 Typhoon just came after the earthquake! Japan has the highest tidal level in many coastal areas in history.


Hakone Street in Kanagawa Prefecture is empty (Japan Daily News)

Local rescue workers rescue the wounded (NHK TV)

Overseas Network, Oct. 12 - Typhoon No. 19 of this year, Haibeisi, landed in Kanto, Japan, around 7 p.m. local time on the 12th. Japans NHK TV reported on December 12 that the tide level in Guandong and the East China Sea coastal waters has risen to more than 1 metre, with many areas reaching the highest tide level ever recorded. Japanese media appealed to local people to be vigilant and pay attention to the waves.

It is reported that the tide levels in Okinawa, Shirazaki and Oda, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, have reached the highest level since the observation at about 5 p.m. local time on December 12. Tide levels in Tokyo Bay, such as Tokyo Harbor and Yokohama Harbor, are 50 centimeters higher than usual, and are growing.

Just before the typhoon landed on the Izu Peninsula, at about 6:22 p.m. local time, an earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred in southern Chiba Prefecture, Japan, with a focal depth of 80 km. The earthquake was felt in Tokyo and Kanagawa prefectures. Many Japanese sell miserably on Twitter: Give me a break! The typhoon is coming soon, and now the earthquake...Whats wrong with Tokyo? Its terrible. Womens football team Maru Shanguilinai also complained: Do not say typhoon, the earthquake came first. Its true that we cant get together. More Japanese netizens cheered for themselves: Come on Japan! Cant lose!

Tomokawa River flooding in Tokyo (Current Affairs News Agency)

Japans Ministry of Land, Transport and Transportation said that rising sea water could submerge the Tokyo Bay area, calling on local residents to pay attention to the dangers of big waves. In addition to the coastal areas, we need to guard against River flooding.

According to Kyodo News Agency, Haibes landed on the Izu Peninsula at about 7 p.m. local time on December 12. Heavy storms are expected in Jinggang County and other places. Typhoon will pass over Tokyo at 9 p.m.

Typhoon is coming and Tokyo Tram is empty (Japans Nikkei Shimbun)

The Japanese government has issued asylum instructions to 1.4 million people in seven areas, including Tokyo. A truck in Chiba County was blown down by a strong wind, killing a man in the truck. As of the afternoon of December 12, one person died, one person was missing and 36 others were injured.

In response to the disaster, the website of the Chinese Embassy in Japan issued an urgent reminder on 10 th, calling on Chinese citizens visiting Japan and Chinese citizens to plan to travel in time to pay attention to the weather conditions, adjust their journeys ahead of time, and keep away from rivers, seaside and mountainous areas, so as to avoid encountering natural disasters such as floods or landslides.

Source: Overseas Network Responsible Editor: Zhang Xianchao_NN9310