Japan, South Korea. Raising the alert level. Typhoon Hinnamnor (5 – 6 September)
After becoming the strongest tropical storm of the year last week, Typhoon Hinnamnor headed towards South Korea on Monday, and authorities raised the typhoon warning to the highest level before it makes landfall on Tuesday. With the arrival of Typhoon Hinnamnor, the strongest global storm this year, China and Japan have suspended ferry services and numerous flights.
Typhoon HINNAMNOR is forecast to make landfall on Jeju Island on Monday, September 5, after passing near southern Japan on September 5 and 6, and later affect southern areas of South Korea, including the cities of Busan, Gwangju, Daegu and Ulsan, and the provinces of South Jeolla, North Jeolla and South Gyeongsan.
If you are in an affected area, you should monitor the advice issued by national and local authorities and take appropriate action as instructed. The progress of the typhoon can be monitored through the Japan and Korea Meteorological Agency.