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Weather Alert: Typhoon Hinnamnor (September 2, 2022)
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September 2, 2022

Location: Republic of Korea, possible heavy rains country-wide

Typhoon Hinnamnor continues to track towards Jeju-do and the Korea Meteorological Administration is warning that the storm may hit Korea’s southern region with strong rains and heavy winds.Expect powerful wind gusts, high waves in coastal areas, mudslides, and flooding in low-lying areas. Heavy rains country-wide are expected to begin on Sunday, September 4, followed by the typhoon making landfall on Monday around 21:00. Heavy rains May continue through Tuesday evening.

ACTIONS TO TAKE:U.S. citizens in Korea are encouraged to monitor local news media and follow guidance of government officials. Updates from the Korean Meteorological Administration and the U.S. Navy Joint Typhoon Warning Center can be found online. Stay away from flooded areas and secure outdoor belongings that may be affected by winds or flood.EMBASSY OPERATIONS:At this time, consular operations (including visa interviews, passport interviews, and Consular Report of Birth Abroad application acceptance) will continue uninterrupted. The Embassy is scheduled to be closed on Monday, September 5, in observance of the U.S. Labor Day Holiday. U.S. citizens requiring emergency consular assistance can call 02-397-4114.ASSISTANCE:U.S. Embassy Seoul

Telephone: 02-397-4114SeoulInfoACS@state.gov

https://kr.usembassy.gov/services State Department – Consular Affairs

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