2006年9月17日に宮崎県延岡市で発生した竜巻災害 [in Japanese] Tornado disaster occurred in Nobeoka City of Miyazaki Prefecture in September 17, 2006 [in Japanese]
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Typhoon No. 0613 (SHANSHAN) went north up the west coast of Kyushu on September 17, 2006. After the typhoon landed near Sasebo city, Nagasaki past 18:00, it escaped from northern Kyushu into the Sea of Japan. As the typhoon passed through, it triggered a tornado in Nobeoka City of Miyazaki Prefecture, with the peak gust speed recorded at 46.0m/s (14:06) at Asahi Kasei Corporation. The length of the tornado path was estimated as 7.5km and the maximum width 300m based on the damage investigation. The tornado caused 3 fatalities, and around 1,300 damaged homes. The Fujita and Pearson scales were estimated to be F2 and P2, based on the extent of the tornado damage, and the length and width of the damage, respectively.
- Journal of Japan Society for Natural Disaster Science
Journal of Japan Society for Natural Disaster Science 27(3), 291-306, 2008