Typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan, causing flooding and landslides

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On Oct. 23 at 03:42 UTC (Oct. 22 at 11:42 p.m. EDT) NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite provided this visible image of Post-tropical cyclone Lan over Hokkaido, Japan. Hokkaido is the northernmost of Japan’s main islands. Now an extra-tropical cyclone over northern Japan, Lan was a typhoon when it made landfall just south of Tokyo over the weekend of Oct. 21 and 22. NASA’s Aqua satellite and NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite provided imagery of the extra-tropical cyclone. Captions and Image source: NASA


Lan brought high winds and heavy rain as it made landfall around 3 a.m. local time on the Pacific coast of central Japan, the Kyodo News service reported.

Typhoon Lan is so enormous that its cloud field is larger than Japan…

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