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25 August 2020

Typhoon Bavi in South Korea

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Type of Event:Cyclone
Location of Event:Republic Of 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

Typhoon Bavi has become a powerful storm and is moving across the Yellow sea towards parts of South and North Korea.

Heavy rain and strong winds will impact South Korea and western Japan. Bavi is forecast to continue strengthening and is expected to pass the west coast of Jeju Island before tracking further across the Yellow sea toward the North Korean peninsula with wind speeds building to 100-130mph.

The Korea Meteorological Administration are monitoring the situation citing there are many factors that could affect the strength and direction of the storm in the next hours and days.



Extraction of water area in Busan, Republic of South Korea

Source: Sentinel-1
Acquired: Sentinel-1: 26/08/2020

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

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