Typhoon Halong, or Typhoon #11, as it’s known in Japan, passed over Honshu yesterday. It missed the Kanto region, but that didn’t mean it was nice a sunny. The rain was heavy and the wind was strong. In fact, the rain was a bit strange in the morning. Watch this video where I describe what the weather was like.
What was your typhoon experience like?
I’ll be brief. I’m annoyed. In a few hours, Venus will be making its last transit of the Sun in our lifetime, unless we live to be incredibly old. Japan is one of the best places in the world to see this transit, as it’s supposed to be visible for the entire transit. I’ve been looking forward to this for quite some time. Well, the forecast is for rain. Stupid weather gets in the way. Rain, just go away. Please.
Spring brings flowers, warmer weather, and a more positive outlook. Well, April isn’t the best month. Yes, it has cherry blossoms and newly green trees, but it also brings rain. Sometimes a lot of it, like today. There have been some heavy downpours today. Kind of depressing looking. But on the bright side, my hay fever is much better!
I’ve been checking the forecast for tomorrow, and I don’t get a good answer. Some say rain tomorrow, some just say cloudy with a 20 or 30% chance of rain. I was hoping to walk 20km tomorrow, but now I’m not so sure. It’s possible I may just stay home instead of go walking. Well, that may mean some good blog posts. We’ll see.
Yes, another weather post. For the past 3 or 4 days, it’s been hot again. It was 31 degrees yesterday. It’s the second half of September, when cooler weather is supposed to be coming, but this summer just doesn’t seem to want to give up. Well, starting tomorrow, the temperature will dramatically drop to the low 20s and will be accompanied by rain. Cool and rainy days are in store for the next 3 days, then warming up again on Sunday. By next week, summer returns! What a weird summer.
It looks like tomorrow will be beautiful. The forecast is for hot and sunny weather for the foreseeable future. But tonight, it’s raining so heavily, I’m very wet. I took these pictures with my iPhone.
It's raining in Sugita!
It's raining in Ofuna!
It's raining on the cars!
It's raining under the lights!
It's raining on the convenience stores!