First typhoon of season approaching Okinawa
The Japan Meteorological Agency has announced the formation of the first typhoon of this season.
The formation of the typhoon was observed at 09:00 on July 3rd, making it the second latest typhoon on record since 1951 when the records were started. The latest first typhoon was recorded on July 9, 1998.
According to the agency, the typhoon is moving towards Okinawa and is expected to affect the island on July 7th and 8th.