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China, Korean Peninsula - Tropical Cyclone HAGUPIT update (GDACS, JTWC, DG ECHO, JMA, Floodlist, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 05 August 2020)

Countries: China, Republic of Korea Source: European Commission s Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Tropical Cyclone HAGUPIT continued north over eastern Jiangsu Province (China) towards the Yellow Sea. On 5 August at 03.00 UTC, its centre was 610 km south-west of Seoul (Republic of Korea). According to official sources,more than 15,100 people are displaced across Zhejiang and Jiangsu Provinces. Media report 14 deaths across South Korea (6 following a landslide in South Chungcheong Province). 12 people are missing, 7 are reported injured, and over 1,000 people have been evacuated across the country. HAGUPIT will continue north-east towards northern Republic of Korea, weakening. It is expected to approach Seoul on 5 August. Heavy rain and strong winds will persist over Jiangsu Provinces (China) and southern Republic of Korea and very heavy rain over northern Republic of Korea, and over southern Democratic People s Republic of Korea.


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