Extreme Weather: Typhoon Phanfone Reaches Tokyo (Monday Morning)

(Update: here in Nishi Tokyo, the storm peaked around 10:30am with a few hair-raising, house-shaking gusts of rain and wind, but by 11:30 all was quiet and the sun starting to come out. I went out to forage among the wreckage and fight tooth and claw with other scavengers for… buy garlic consomme bread bread for lunch. Seriously, R. made it safely to work in Ginza, and I haven’t yet heard of any real damage or injuries from other parts of Tokyo. looks like Tokyo’s luck held strong through yet another potential catastrophe…)

… and then, right around 10:30am, the rain started to rage and the wind to kick up. Not sure how strong the gusts are, but for now I’ve still got the door from my study to the driveway open.

2 thoughts on “Extreme Weather: Typhoon Phanfone Reaches Tokyo (Monday Morning)

  1. I pray God keeps you safe and they are able to find those who are missing. Hopefully, minimal damage and no causalities will result once the typhoon passes.

  2. Thanks driagoolinde. The storm has passed this part of Tokyo with no immediate signs of damage or loss of life. Hopefully the same is true for the rest of the city…

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