On Sunday, August 31st typhoon Krovanh (No. 11) was moving west-northwestward in the Pacific Ocean.
The typhoon, named after a Cambodian tree, was nearly 160 km south-southeast of Hachijo Island, about 300 km south of Tokyo, at 9 pm Sunday with a maximum wind velocity of 144 kph. According to the Meteorological Agency, the central pressure is 980 hPa and the maximum instantaneous wind speed near the center is 40 meters. There were waves of up to 6-7 meters near the Izu chain of islands as well as the Pacific coasts of eastern and northern Japan.