Typhoon Chan-hom (台風第９号 taifuu dai kyuu gou) is currently approaching Okinawa from the southeast. It is forecasted to pass over Okinawa mainland, Miyako and Ishigaki area bringing heavy rain and strong winds late Thursday to Friday. It is expected to intensify into a typhoon as it moves north towards Okinawa, Taiwan and eastern China.
If you are in the affected regions, please take all precautions to secure your own safety. Secure or clear your balcony of any loose items or objects that may be blown away by the storm.
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