Another Typhoon Approaches Korea

  • By Kim Hyo-in

    September 03, 2019 10:46

    Lingling, this year's 13th typhoon formed east of the Philippines on Monday, is expected to hit the Korean Peninsula on Friday and Saturday.

    Lingling was moving north from waters some 500 km northeast of Manila at a speed of about 33 km/h as of 3 p.m. Monday, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration.

    Students walk in the rain at Chonbuk National University in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province on Monday. /Newsis

    It is a small typhoon with a central pressure of 1,000 hPa and a maximum wind speed of 65 km/h. Lingling is expected to arrive waters near southernmost island of Jeju on Friday.

    It will bring heavy rains across the country all week.

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