The channel also provides extensive live coverage of major weather events, including the recent Typhoon Noul (Typhoon 6) that brought heavy rain to much of Japan’s eastern coastline. WEATHERNEWS set up a camera in Naha, Okinawa, live-streamed the approach of the typhoon over several hours, and uploaded the video later.

While WEATHERNEWS in Japan doesn’t seem to have a Twitter handle, you can follow the conversation, and see some great photos of weather around Japan by following the #SOLiVE24 hashtag.

This post originally appeared on GlobalVoices. Follow Nevin on Twitter at @nevin_thompson

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