1934 Cyclone Had 200 MPH Winds At Landfall

The dead in Osaka include 532 school children.

The typhoon was one of the worst ever recorded, the velocity of the wind being from 65 to 70 metres a second (about 150 m.p.h.), and nearly 100 metres a second (200 m.p.h.) on the summit of .Mount Fujiyama, where the observatory’s instruments were placed out of commission.

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24 Sep 1934 – JAPANESE TYPHOON MORE THAN 1,200 DEAD WIND REACH…

h/t to Ivan

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4 Responses to 1934 Cyclone Had 200 MPH Winds At Landfall

  1. Anthony S says:

    To be fair, taking the wind speed at the top of Mt Fuji for this 1934 storm would be like taking the windspeed for Hurricane Sandy at the top of Mt Washington. Of course the speed will be much higher int he mountains.

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