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Photographs taken from the International Space Station offer a startling view of Typhoon Trami, the storm expected to hit Japan this weekend. The storm has recently weakened in intensity, but remains the strength of a category 3 hurricane.
As if somebody pulled the planet's gigantic plug. Staring down the eye of yet another fierce storm. Category 5 Super Typhoon Trami is unstoppable and heading for Japan and Taiwan. Be safe down there! #TyphoonTrami pic.twitter.com/4VmY2hhj2c
— Alexander Gerst (@Astro_Alex) September 25, 2018
In parts of Japan, rainfalls are expected to fall in the range of 9.8-19.6 inches.
September has already seen Super Typhoon Mangkhut cause devastation throughout East Asia. Dozens of people died in a series of landslides caused by Mangkhut in the north of Philippines earlier this month. As Typhoon Trami approaches, it looks serious but, it is no longer being categorized as a super typhoon.Read the full story at CNN