Typhoon #6 ‘Kahnun’ heading to Okinawa on the 31st and severe heat in Korea
The 6th Typhoon ‘Kahnun’ is said to be moving toward the southeast of Okinawa, Japan. Having started early July 28th in the Southwest of Guam, Kahnun, a type of tropical fruit, is a name created by Thailand’s World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Typhoon Committee.
According to the Korea’s Meteorological Administration, this sixth typhoon is expected to move northwest, about 1040km southeast of Okinawa, Japan. It is also reported, by the 30th, to have a maximum wind speed of 29m/s and a speed of 104km/h.
Though current predictions project minimal damage to Korea, influence and damage on parts of Seogwipo, Jeju Island seems inevitable.