Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Seoul (October 5, 2018)

Location: Jeju and the southern coastal area of Republic of Korea.

Event: Typhoon Kong-rey will potentially bring flooding rain and strong winds to the Republic of Korea, particularly to Jeju and the southern coastal area, on Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6, 2018.   Please monitor the local news for updates.

Actions to Take:

  • Consider avoiding travel to Jeju and the southern coastal area until the storm has dissipated.
  • All U.S. citizens living in or traveling to Jeju and the southern coastal area should monitor weather reports, follow directions from local officials, and take other appropriate actions as needed.
  • Seek secure shelter as appropriate.
  • Visit the Korean Meteorological Administration and Accuweather for up to the minute information on Korean weather.

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