Typhoon ‘Kanun’, which slightly changed its path, landed in Geoje…on the way home from work, passing through Chungcheong and the metropolitan area

August 10, 2023 0 Comments

Typhoon Kanun No. 6 landed near Geoje, Gyeongsangnam-do, around 9:20 am.

According to typhoon information announced by the Korea Meteorological Administration at 7:00 am on the same day, Typhoon Kanun’s course has changed from a forecast traversing the Korean Peninsula to a slightly westward forecast.

Kanun is heading north at a speed of 22 km per hour in the sea around 100 km south of Tongyeong, maintaining a ‘river’ level until 6 am on the same day. The central air pressure is 970hPa, and the maximum wind speed is 126km/h.

Kanun will pass through the western part of South Gyeongsang Province around 12:00 noon on this day, penetrate North Chungcheong Province between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm , and pass through the metropolitan area after 6:00 pm to exit South Korea.

Looking at the status of typhoon special warnings in effect after 9:00 am, typhoon warnings were issued in Jeju, Busan, Gyeongnam, most of Jeonnam, eastern Jeonbuk, southern Gyeongbuk coast, and Yeongdong, Gangwon. A typhoon warning takes effect when the total rainfall is 200 mm or more, or when the strong안전놀이터 wind standard is 21 m per second (about 76 km per hour) or more on land.

As of 6 am that day, the typhoon was 110 km from Yeosu, Jeonnam, 130 km from Goheung, 140 km from Busan, and 170 km from Seongsan, Jeju.

In the east coast of southern Gangwon and the coast of Gyeongsang, there are places where very strong rain falls of 20 to 30 mm per hour. There are places where the maximum instantaneous wind speed reaches 90 km / h in the center of the southern coast. Strong winds of up to 120 km per hour were recorded on Maemol Island in Tongyeong, Gyeongsangnam-do.

Looking at the amount of precipitation by 6 a.m. on this day, Geoje, Gyeongnam was 191.7 mm, Changwon, Gyeongnam was 188.4 mm, and Gimcheon, Gyeongsangbuk-do was 183.5 mm.

The typhoon is expected to move slowly at a speed of 20 to 30 km per hour, and damage is likely to increase.

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