Rainy season has arrived

The Okinawa Meteorological Observatory officially declared that the rainy season on Okinawa district started 11 a.m. today.

This year, the start of the rainy season was 11 days late compared to the average year, and 15 days later than last year.  The start of the rainy season at the Amami district north of Okinawa was declared yesterday. The last time the rainy season in Okinawa started later than in Amami was in 2006.

01:45 28 Oct , 2016