After belting Okinawa with winds over 100 mph, Songda will continue northwardalong the Japanese coast.Typhoon Songda struck Okinawa head on Saturday. Wind gusts topped 110 mph. Thecity of Naha reported numerous wind gusts over 100 mph, including a peak gustof 113 mph. Kadena had a wind gust of 110 mph.

So far, at least 57 people in Okinawa have been injured. Five of those areserious.

Conditions in southern Japan will deteriorate on Sunday, then northwardthroughout Tokyo in the afternoon and evening.

Tokyo will have wind gusts to 60 mph. Sunday night (local time) as Songdapasses. Rainfall of 3-5 inches is expected in Tokyo.

Farther north across the tsunami-ravaged areas, heavy rain is possible. Sendaicould have two or three inches of rain. Wind gusts may top 40 mph.

Conditions will improve rapidly Monday as Songda races east and weakens overthe open North Pacific.

Story by Senior Meteorologist Dave Samuhel and MeteorologistEric Reese.