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Japan, South Korea - Extra-Tropical Cyclone MITAG update (GDACS, JTWC, JMA, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 04 October 2019)

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  • MITAG passed the southern Korean Peninsula, entering the Sea of Japan as an extra-tropical cyclone. On 4 October at 6.00 UTC, its centre was approximately 65 km east of Yamagata Prefecture (north-western Honshu, Japan), with maximum sustained winds of 75 km/h.

  • According to media reports, 10 people died and 4 are still missing across southern South Korea.

  • MITAG will continue east-northeast over northern Honshu, with maximum sustained winds of 75 km/h.

  • Japan's Meteorological Agency (JMA) has issued several red warnings for storms, high waves and heavy rain for the west coast of central Honshu.