Typhoon Tokage (2004)

Typhoon TokageTokageTokage (Siony)
Typhoon Tokage, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Siony, was the deadliest typhoon to strike Japan since Typhoon Bess in 1982.wikipedia
23 Related Articles

Tropical Storm Etau (2009)

EtauTropical Storm Etau2009
Tropical Storm Etau five years later, devastated Japan, as did Typhoon Wipha, four years after that.
Tropical Storm Etau was the deadliest tropical cyclone to impact Japan since Typhoon Tokage in 2004.

2004 Pacific typhoon season

2004Typhoon MindulleTyphoon Tokage
The twenty-third storm to be named using an international list of names during the 2004 Pacific typhoon season, Tokage was the last of three typhoons to impact Japan from late-September to mid-October 2004.
| Tokage (Siony) || || bgcolor=#| || bgcolor=#| || bgcolor=#| || Mariana Islands, Taiwan, Japan || || ||

2018 Japan floods

disastrous floodings in western Japan2018 West Japan rain disasterextraordinarily heavy rainfall in Western Japan
2018 Japan floods– a catastrophic flood event with similar impacts to Tokage
Mount Ontake observed its greatest three-day rainfall on record at 655.5 mm. Although the Yura River remained within its banks in northern Kyoto Prefecture, an embankment built after Typhoon Tokage in 2004 prevented runoff from flowing into the river.

Tropical cyclone

hurricanetropical stormhurricanes
Typhoon Tokage, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Siony, was the deadliest typhoon to strike Japan since Typhoon Bess in 1982.

Japan

🇯🇵JPNJapanese
Tropical Storm Etau five years later, devastated Japan, as did Typhoon Wipha, four years after that. The twenty-third storm to be named using an international list of names during the 2004 Pacific typhoon season, Tokage was the last of three typhoons to impact Japan from late-September to mid-October 2004. Typhoon Tokage, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Siony, was the deadliest typhoon to strike Japan since Typhoon Bess in 1982.

Typhoon Bess (1982)

BessTyphoon Bessa powerful storm named Bess
Typhoon Tokage, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Siony, was the deadliest typhoon to strike Japan since Typhoon Bess in 1982.

1982 Pacific typhoon season

19821982 seasonRuby in 1982
Typhoon Tokage, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Siony, was the deadliest typhoon to strike Japan since Typhoon Bess in 1982.

Typhoon

typhoonsWestern Pacificwestern Pacific basin
The twenty-third storm to be named using an international list of names during the 2004 Pacific typhoon season, Tokage was the last of three typhoons to impact Japan from late-September to mid-October 2004.

Northern Mariana Islands

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana IslandsNorthern Mariana IslanderNorthern Marianas
Typhoon Tokage began as a tropical depression near the Northern Mariana Islands on October 10. With very warm waters, the system started to undergo a rapid deepening phase early on October 13 and reached its peak strength on the 17th.

Rapid intensification

rapid deepeningrapidly intensifiedrapidly intensify
Typhoon Tokage began as a tropical depression near the Northern Mariana Islands on October 10. With very warm waters, the system started to undergo a rapid deepening phase early on October 13 and reached its peak strength on the 17th.

Typhoon Wipha (2013)

Typhoon WiphaWipha2013
Tropical Storm Etau five years later, devastated Japan, as did Typhoon Wipha, four years after that.

Japan Meteorological Agency

JMAJapan Meteorological Agency (JMA)Meteorological Agency
A spokesman from the Japan Meteorological Agency stated that the storm is a "once in a decade event".

Typhoon Mireille

MireilleRosingTyphoon Mireille (1991)
Typhoon Mireille

Typhoon Tokage

Typhoon Tokage (2004) (T0423, 27W, Siony) – struck Japan.

Typhoon Siony

Typhoon Tokage (2004) (T0423, 27W, Siony) – struck Japan.

Typhoon Etau (2003)

EtauTyphoon Etau
Largely because Etau remained tropical and weakened over Japan, damage was much less than Typhoon Tokage a year later, which produced comparable rainfall totals at a similar intensity but struck the country while extratropical.