A big typhoon hit Japan, directly Tokyo.
I had many messages if I was ok when the typhoon hit Tokyo.
Thank you very much. Some regions had more damages than Tokyo, and more than 60 people died…..
The typhoon hit Tokyo on Saturday night.
It landed Shizuoka
Maybe some of you know ‘Hakone’, a hot spring place. Hakone had the heaviest rain this time.
This typhoon brought heavy rain. Very very heavy.
Many rivers in the east were flooded, and houses near those rivers were inundated.
I live near the Tama River, which was also flooded. There were baseball fields next to the river, now they were completely
As I grew up in Japan, I have been used to typhoons. My father always said, ‘it is a big one this time,’ but mostly, those typhoons turned out to be ‘not so big.’
I was optimistic this time as well. This time, it was BIG. Even Shibuya people were told to move to shelters, but it seemed that people were afraid to move out of houses.
The sky got clear on Sunday. We call it ‘Taifu Ikka.’ (台風一過）that means next day a typhoon passes, very clear sky will come back. This time was no exception. After midnight, the sky was like this.
I will write a part 2 tomorrow,
Thank you for reading,