Warnings in Place as Powerful Typhoon Nears Okinawa

Multiple weather warnings were in place in Okinawa, Japan, on Wednesday, August 31, as Typhoon Hinnamnor produced strong winds off the coast.

Footage posted to Twitter shows wind gusts on the coast of Okinawa’s main island.

According to Japan’s weather service, the typhoon was 170 kilometers (106 miles) south of Naha City, Okinawa’s capital, with maximum wind speeds of about 112 mph, as of late Wednesday. Credit: @akiralan via Storyful