Typhoon “Hinnamnor” made landfall near the city of Busan, South Korea at 19:50 UTC on September 5 (04:50 LT, September 6), with maximum sustained winds of up to 150 km/h (95 mph), and exited into the Sea of Japan at around 22:10 UTC. At least 2 people have been killed in South Korea and 10 have gone missing.
Typhoon “Hinnamnor” – the first super typhoon of the season and the strongest tropical cyclone of the year – merged with Tropical Depression “Gardo” on September 1, 2022, and continued moving toward Okinawa, Japan. The system is expected to turn toward South Korea and Western Japan on September 5.
Typhoon “Hinnamnor” formed on August 28, 2022, and reached super typhoon strength by 12:00 UTC on August 30, making it the strongest tropical cyclone of the year. The system is currently located well east of Okinawa, Japan, and is heading W at 28 km/h (17 mph).