Japanese media reported on the first victims of the typhoon “Shanshan”, which struck the archipelago on Wednesday. In Ibaraki Prefecture, an elderly woman was knocked down by a powerful gust of wind. As a result – a fracture of the limb. Several more people were traumatized in Chiba and Kanagawa prefectures.
The typhoon, which became the thirteenth in this season, last night reached the east coast of the Japanese island of Honshu. Atmospheric pressure in the center of the vortex is 975 hectopascals, wind force is 35 meters per second, gusts – up to 50 meters per second. There are also showers.
Due to bad weather, 104 flights were canceled. Ground public transport still does not work in full force.