In Japan, almost 200 thousand homes were left without electricity due to Typhoon «Centres»

© REUTERS / ESA/NASA / A. GerstТайфун Centres with ISSIn Japan, almost 200 thousand homes were left without electricity due to Typhoon «Centres»© REUTERS / ESA/NASA / A. Gerst

In the southern Japanese Prefecture of Okinawa over approaching Typhoon «Centres» without light there are 196 thousand households, said the power company Okinawa Electric Power.

The center of Typhoon «Centres», which has a sequence number 24, currently located in 140 kilometers from Naha, the main administrative town of the Prefecture of Okinawa. He is moving from South to northeast, and on Sunday-Monday will capture a significant portion of the country. Meteorologists classify it as «extremely strong.»

It was reported about five victims of the Typhoon. Canceled 386 flights connecting Okinawa to other parts of the country.

The pressure at the center of the Typhoon is 950 millibars. The wind speed at the center is 45 metres per second, with gusts up to 60 meters per second.

In Japan, almost 200 thousand homes were left without electricity due to Typhoon «Centres»© Infographical worst natural disasters of the XXI century

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