Typhoon Chanthu brings soaking rain and strong winds to Korea's southern regions
Updated: 2021-09-13 09:35:57 KST
Good afternoon. The Chuseok holiday begins next week, but unfortunately there's stormy weather on the way. Typhoon Chanthu that's heading towards Shanghai for now is forecast to approach waters off Jeju by Friday. It will bring heavy rain and strong winds to Jeju and southern parts of the country.
It could drop 50 to 70 millimeters of heavy showers an hour through Wednesday. Rain clouds will gradually move further north. Jeju will receive up to 500 millimeters of torrential rainfall into Wednesday and 120 millimeters for Jeollanam-do Province.
Also, a typhoon related watch will be issued today. But those of us up north will have warmth this afternoon, Seoul will hit 30 degrees Celsius.
Conditions will get rougher as the week goes on, then by Friday the typhoon will make its presence felt across the entire country. Please, stay alert and be safe.
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