Updated on 5 September 2019
Typhoon Lingling is tracking north toward Japan’s southern Ryukyu Islands, which are
expected to see heavy rains and gusty winds starting Thursday. Taiwan escaped a direct
hit, but is still getting intermittent rains from the edges of the storm.
Lingling will continue to track northward taking direct aim at South Korea, expected to
make landfall sometime Saturday.
The storm may significantly impact air travel in the area from now through the weekend.
Heavy rainfall could lead to landslides and flooding in already saturated areas
Downed trees, hindering rescue/recovery efforts
Cancelled, delayed or rerouted flights
Power outages in homes and places of work
Mitigating Factors to Apply:
Monitor local news and weather media for updates
Allow extra time for travel
Avoid traveling through flooded areas
Keep extra bottled water in lodging
Keep electronics charged
Check with airline for possible flight delay or cancellation
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