The above satellite image shows the center of Typhoon Roke passing to the immediate Northwest of Tokyo this morning. Maximum sustained winds are 85 mph, with gusts to 125 mph. Very heavy rains continue to pound the region as well, as shown on the radar image below from the Tohoku site:
The radar is estimating rainfall rates of 3-4 inches per hour in the darker pink and red shaded areas.
The center of Roke is forecast to move back out over water later this morning (U.S. time), but the storm will continue to pound the Northern half of the island throughout much of the day.
Some images are starting to come in from the Tokyo area, showing widespread wind damage and flooding:
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