Ampil approaching Okinawa with storm zone
NHK -- Jul 21
Severe tropical storm Ampil is moving toward Japan's southwestern island of Okinawa, bringing strong winds and high waves.

The Meteorological Agency says that as of 7 PM on Friday, Ampil was heading north-northwest 230 kilometers off Minami-Daito Island at a speed of 15 kilometers per hour.

The agency says the storm is packing winds up to 90 kilometers per hour near its center, and gusts reaching nearly 130 kilometers per hour.

The developing storm is expected to come closer to Okinawa's main island on Saturday morning.

台風10号はまもなく沖縄本島に最も接近する見込みです。暴風や高波に警戒が必要です。 沖縄県では、台風10号の接近に伴って風が強まってきています。最大瞬間風速は、北大東で31.4メートルを観測するなど各地30メートルを超える暴風が吹いています。
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