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Tropical Storm Leepi Moves Towards Japan
After moving offshore of the Philippines, Tropical Storm Leepi is headed north towards Taiwan and then forecast to continue northeast toward the coast of Japan. With current sustained winds of 40 mph, the storm is expected to strengthen over the next two days before possibly hitting the Japanese mainland. This image from Suomi NPP was taken on June 18, 2013 at 04:45z.
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