Typhoon Jangmi Made Landfall in Southern Korea

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Storm Activity: 8/8/2020 – 8/10/2020
A tropical depression that formed in the western Philippine Sea on 8 August has developed into Tropical Storm Jangmi (local name- Enteng). Jangmi swiftly moved north towards the Ryukyu Islands (southern Japan) and the East China Sea. Today, it made landfall in South Korea around early morning local time, with a 10-minute maximum sustained wind speed of 75 km/h (45 mph) and gusts to 110 km/h (70 mph).

It weakened to an extratropical cyclone at around 17:00 LT. Heavy rainfall is forecasted in the next 24 hours over the Republic of Korea and Southern Japan.

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