Risk of flood high in Japan in wake of Typhoon Noru


Even with modern flood-control structures, the risk of flood damage remains high in Japan in the aftermath of Typhoon Noru, which made its first landfall in Yakushima, an island in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan, as a Category 1-equivalent storm, before making a second landfall near Kainan City in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, according to catastrophe modelling firm AIR Worldwide.

Risk, Catastrophe modelling, AIR Worldwide, Category 1 - equivalent storm, Japan, Japan Meteorological Agency, JMA

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