태풍 '타파' 북상, 서귀포-부산 근접...23일까지 강한 비바람

Typhoon Tapah is picking up steam as it heads toward Korea's southeastern city of Busan. It has already caused some casualties and disrupted transPortation and infrastructure.
Our Kim Jae-hee has the details.
The 17th typhoon of the season, Typhoon Tapah, is expected to pass through Busan later tonight.
As of Sunday afternoon,... the storm was located some 110 kilometers off of Jeju Island,... moving a northeasterly direction away from the island towards Yeosu in Jeollanam-do Province,... and Busan..
Typhoon warnings are in place for Jeju Island and a few southeastern regions of the country,... including some eastern parts of Gangwon-do, parts of Gyeongsang-do and Jeolla-do provinces.
According to the latest forecast,... the typhoon is expected to pass over Busan later tonight at around 10 PM.
It will then reach waters off of Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo by around 6 AM Monday... before moving towards Japan.
After seeing the heaviest rain on Sunday, rainclouds will clear up from Monday afternoon.
Heavy rain of nearly 700 millimeters has already fallen in some parts of Jeju Island,... and even now, the downpours are continuing.
There have been some casualties.
A 72 year-old woman was found dead after a home collapsed in Busan late last night, due to strong winds, and several people have been reportedly injured as well.
More than one thousand homes were without power in Jeju Island from 11AM to 2 PM Sunday.
Related authorities are on high alert and prepared to take response measures.
"The interior and Safety ministry raised its typhoon alert status to its second highest level,... after the storm strengthened into a medium-sized typhoon on Saturday."
Also, the city of Busan is operating a 24 hour Disaster Safety Countermeasures Headquarters, staffed by 40 personnel.
The city of Ulsan also issued its highest typhoon alert,... while the entrance to Hallasan Mountain has been closed off.
The Port of Busan has been closed since Saturday, and vessels have been moved to safe docking areas.
the Geoga bridge connecting Busan and Geojedo Island has been closed off to all traffic as of 11 AM Sunday.
Many flights have been canceled at Jeju International Airport and elsewhere across the nation,... including Gimhae, Gimpo, and Incheon International Airport.
Kim Jae-hee, arirang News, Busan.

Source: Arirang News
Copyright Arirang News. All rights reserved, reprinted with permission by Dailymotion

Related News about "Typhoon Tapah to bring heavy rain and strong gusts nationwide" news from other sites: (news similarity rate is shown on left.)

Heavy Rains: Trains suspended today Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rains are likely to continue in the state for four more days. The met department issued an alert on Tuesday and Wednesday for the possibility of intense downpour. The follow.. Mathrubhumi.com >>
Alert sounded; Heavy rains predicted for another 4 days in Kerala Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rainfall continue to batter several parts of the state and rain is predicted for another 4 days, according to the Indian Meteorological Department. As heavy rains are expecte.. Mathrubhumi.com >>
Cherabin freshwater prawn farming to bring Indigenous produce from pond to plate An Aboriginal corporation in the Kimberley is set to become the first to commercialise the breeding of native freshwater prawns... abc.net.au >>
Commentary: Fresh Opportunities Bring New Entrants Into Asset-Based Trucking An interesting trend is happening in the US trucking market. On the heels of some of the best years in the industry's history, investors and operators are coming from unlikely places and backgrounds, .. benzinga.com >>
Commentary: Will Auto Companies Bring Blockchain Into Real-World Supply Chains First? At The New York Supply Chain Meetup we have held several events focused on supply chain and blockchain. During each of those events we have tried to figure out what it will take for blockchain, or som.. benzinga.com >>
Japan: Japan idpn is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. The characters that make up Japan's name mea
- Japan Wikipedia
International: International mostly means something involving more than a single country. The term international as a word means involvement of, interaction between or encompassing more than one nation, or generally beyond national boundaries. For example, international law, which is applied by more than one coun
Monday: Monday is the day of the week between Sunday and Tuesday. According to the traditional Christian, Islamic and Hebrew calendars, it is the second day of the week. But according to international standard ISO 8601 it is the first day of the week. The name of Monday is derived from Old English Mnandg a
Sunday: Sunday is the day of the week between Saturday and Monday. For some Christians, Sunday is observed as a day for worship of God and rest, due to the belief that it is Lord's Day, the day of Christ's resurrection.
Saturday: Saturday is the day of the week following Friday and preceding Sunday. Saturday is the seventh and therefore last day of the week according to many commonly used calendars, but it is the second-to-last day of the week according to ISO 8601 . The Romans named Saturday dies Saturni no later than th
Safety: Safety is the state of being "safe" , the condition of being protected against physical, social, spiritual, financial, political, emotional, occupational, psychological, educational or other types or consequences of failure, damage, error, accidents, harm or any other event which could be considered
Island: An island alnd or isle al is any piece of sub-continental land that is surrounded by water. Very small islands such as emergent land features on atolls can be called islets, skerries, cays or keys. An island in a river or a lake island may be called an eyot or ait, or a holm. A grouping of geographi
Port: A port is a location on a coast or shore containing one or more harbors where ships can dock and transfer people or cargo to or from land. Port locations are selected to optimize access to land and navigable water, for commercial demand, and for shelter from wind and waves. Ports with deeper water a
Airport: An airport is a location where aircraft such as fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, and blimps take off and land. Aircraft may be stored or maintained at an airport. An airport consists of at least one surface such as a runway for a plane to take off and land, a helipad, or water for takeoffs and land
Province: A province is a territorial unit, almost always an administrative division, within a country or state.