Typhoon BOLAVEN is worst storm to hit Japan in decades

Typhoon BOLAVEN, A category 4 storm Is one of the fiercest typhoons to hit Japan in years. High winds and heavy rains have brought travel to a halt, including all flights to and from Okinawa's Naha airport as well as ships connecting to the main island. Storm warnings have been issued for Okinawa, North Korea, South Korea and Japan. Specific cities include Cheju, Mokpo, Kunsan, Seoul, Ch'ungju, Hamhung, P'yongyang, and Sariwon.

Travellers should monitor local weather reports and take shelter whenever necessary.

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