“An average of 2.6 typhoons have made landfall on the four major islands of Japan since records on typhoons have been kept starting in 1951. No typhoons made landfall in 1984, 1986, 2000 and 2008. A record 10 made landfall in 2004. These typhoons kill and injure people, close factories and cause the cancellation of trains and flights. Often times heavy rains cause more damage than strong winds. The dead usually drown in floods or die in landslides. more…”
Tropical cyclone “Ompong”
(international name “Vongfong”)
intensifies into super typhoon
(October 9, 2014 Japan Date)
Super Typhoon “VONGFONG”
Heading towards Japan — Now @ Category 5
Typhoons, cyclones, hurricanes, tropical storms in particular in Japan, all mean the same to me in terms of their changes in intensity, it means disaster of homes and businesses destroyed in landslides, floods, destruction of agriculture, and lives lost at sea.
Japan, in particular, appears to be struck more times as each year passes, with a higher degree of intensity. Is this a anomaly or business as usual?
The imagery above is dated October 8, 2014, reflecting global sea surface temperatures.
(source: Basin Map)
Whatever is causing this phenomena, it’s dangerous. Please pray for the people who may be or are in harm’s way.
Like Noah did over 2,000 years ago, prepare your Ark of Salvation in Jesus Christ.