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Japan, China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Republic of Korea - Tropical Cyclone MAYSAK update (GDACS, JTWC, FDMA, JMA, NOAA, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 02 September 2020)

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  • Tropical Cyclone MAYSAK continues moving north over the East China Sea towards the southern Korean Peninsula. On 2 September at 0.00 UTC, its centre was approximately 318 km south-east of Jeju Island (Republic of Korea), with maximum sustained winds of 194 km/h.

  • According to the Fire Disaster Management Agency of Japan (FDMA), following the passage of MAYSAK in Okinawa Prefecture, eight people have been injured, 57,569 people are still under evacuation advisory and five buildings have been damaged.

  • MAYSAK is forecast to pass between Jeju Island and Fukue Island (southern Japan) on 2 September, late morning (UTC), and make landfall over southern Republic of Korea close to Gwangyang City.

  • Heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge are forecast Amami Islands, Goto Islands and Kyushu Island, most parts of Republic of Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Korea and north-eastern China.

  • Red warnings for storm and high waves have been issued for Kyushu Island, Amami and Goto Islands while a Typhoon warning is in effect for southern Republic of Korea including Jeju Island.