Taiwan, Japan, China on Alert for Tropical Storm Dujuan

Date: September 23, 2015
By Kristina Pydynowski, Senior Meteorologist

The corridor from Taiwan and eastern China to Japan is on alert for Tropical Storm 650x366_09232043_hd27Dujuan, which has the potential to strengthen into a significant typhoon.

Dujuan is currently far from a significant typhoon. The tropical storm is struggling to strengthen due to disruptive wind shear.

If the wind shear proves too much for Dujuan, AccuWeather Meteorologist Anthony Sagliani stated that it is possible that it may weaken further to a tropical wave without a low-level circulation. In this scenario, the tropical threat would diminish altogether for Japan and surrounding areas unless redevelopment can occur.

However, latest indications point toward Dujuan overcoming its battle with the wind shear and eventually strengthening into a typhoon.     [FULL  STORY]

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