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Typhoon Bavi in South Korea

Typhoon Bavi was a powerful storm that moved across the Yellow sea towards parts of South and North Korea.

Heavy rain and strong winds impacted South Korea and western Japan. Bavi was forecast to continue strengthening and eventually passed the west coast of Jeju Island before it tracked further across the Yellow sea toward the North Korean peninsula with wind speeds building to 100-130mph.

The Korea Meteorological Administration monitored the situation citing there were many factors that affected the strength and direction of the storm.

Type of Event:Cyclone
Location of Event:South Korea
Date of Charter Activation:2020-08-25
Time of Charter Activation:16:17
Time zone of Charter Activation:UTC+09:00
Charter Requestor:National Disaster Management Institute (NDMI)
Activation ID:671
Project Management:KARI


Extraction of water area in Busan, Republic of South Korea

Copyright: Contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2020)
Map produced by K-water Research Institute

Information about the Product

Acquired: 26/08/2020

Source: Sentinel-1

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