"Super" typhoon BOLAVEN heads for Korean peninsula after pummelling Okinawa

Heavy rain and high sustained winds of 185 kph placed typhoon BOLAVEN in the super typhoon category. The typhoon is now headed for the Korean Peninsula. Warnings have been posted for Cheju, Kunsan, Seoul, Ch'ungju, P'yongyang, Kanggye, Sinuiju, Hamhung, and Taegu. Travellers should monitor local weather reports and take shelter when necessary. Transportation will likely be disrupted in the affected areas.

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