Typhoon Chaba : Japan Typhoon : South Korea Typhoon
After South Korea Typhoon Chaba move towards Japan
- Storm and heavy rain warnings were issued on Wednesday as powerful typhoon Chaba barrelled toward Japan
- After lashing the southern coast of South Korea with winds that triggered flash floods and left at least two dead.
- Furthermore the violent storm was moving north-northeast off the Tsushima islets chain near Japan’s southern Kyushu
- Probably with speed up to 180 kilometres (110 miles) per hour, Japan’s weather agency said.
- The Japan Meteorological Agency issued warnings for gusts, heavy rains, high ocean waves and floods, covering large swathes of western Japan.
- Finally The storm is set to hit Japan’s main island of Honshu Wednesday evening before moving out into the Pacific on Thursday
- The typhoon hit the southern tip of South Korea early Wednesday
- Bringing heavy rains that swelled rivers to bursting point, flooded city streets and forced mass flight cancellations.
- The storm sideswiped Japan’s southernmost Okinawa earlier this week, causing minor damage and forcing hundreds of flight cancellations
Big storms regularly strike Japan, with 22 people killed when Typhoon Lionrock pounded the country in September, while another person was killed when Typhoon Malakas hit last month
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