Typhoon Hinnamnor Moves Toward South Korea

(MENAFN- The Peninsula) QNA

Seoul: Typhoon Hinnamnor continued to move northward toward South Korea on Sunday, triggering fresh weather advisories in southern parts of the country, including Busan and Gwangju.

Parts of the country received rain on Sunday as a result of the approaching typhoon, which has been forecast to land 70 kilometers southwest of the port city of Busan on Tuesday.

According to the Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasures Headquarters, preliminary weather advisories were issued in the southern cities of Gwangju, Busan, Daegu and Ulsan and in the surrounding provinces of South and North Jeolla and South Gyeongsang.

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The powerful typhoon, the 11th this year, has been traveling slowly northward at a speed of 11 kilometers per hour over waters southeast of Taipei, Taiwan, and is expected to reach waters some 570 km south-southwest of Jeju by 3 a.m. Monday, according to the weather authorities.

The country is expected to receive between 100 and 300 millimeters of rain between Sunday and Tuesday, with the mountainous areas of Jeju receiving more than 600 millimeters.

No casualties or property damage have been reported so far.


The Peninsula

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