Japan hit by a strong hurricane – Abroad – News

The hurricane is slowly leaving the region and is expected to reach South Korea later this week, but meteorologists warn that landslides, floods, strong gusts of wind and big waves are still possible in Japan.

In Okinawa, the wind speed of the Maysak gusts reached 196 kilometers per hour (54.4 meters per second).

Okinawa Electric Power Company reported that about 19,300 households were left without power due to the hurricane.

238 flights were canceled in Okinawa prefecture on Tuesday. 266 flights were canceled due to the storm on Monday, the Okinawa Times reported.

Airport closed in the capital of Okinawa Prefecture.

Meteorologists warn that the rainfall in Okinawa can reach 80 millimeters per hour in some places.

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