Typhoon Francisco coverage
- Update Francisco is back to Tropical Storm status, making a landfall in South Korea. Check out the latest satellite imagery and weather radar loops.
- Update Japan's Meteorological Agency reports that typhoon Francisco has made landfall near Miyazaki in southern Kyushu, at around 5 a.m.
According to JTWC forecast, Tropical Storm Francisco (TS 09W) will reach the southernmost of Japan’s large islands, Kyushu, during the night.
Francisco is forecast to make landfall in South Korea as a weakening tropical storm later this week.
Francisco will likely bring heavy rain to eastern sections of South Korea and also to Japan's Kyushu, Shikoku and southwestern Honshu, with possible flooding and landslides.
You can track Francisco's path with Windy Hurricane tracker at www.windy.com/hurricanes
To get the latest warnigs, follow the JTWC Tropical Warnings page.
This post will be regularly updated with the latest forecasts and reports.
Tropical Storm Francisco (TS 09W) developed a symmetric core and is about to make a landfall as Typhoon-strong storm later today in Kyushu, Japan.
Check out the 12 hours satellite loop from 4 August 2019 10:30 pm to 5 August 2019 10:30 am UTC.
Also check out the “color-enhanced” satellite imagery for the same period below the cone forecast image.
Cone by JTWC (Warning #15 )