Watch out for the typhoons! (September 3, 2022)
Typhoon No. 11 is expected to make its closest approach to Yamaguchi Prefecture in the early afternoon of Tuesday, September 6. For detailed information on the path of the typhoon, please refer to the typhoon information on the Japan Meteorological Agency website.
Precautions to take when a typhoon is approaching:
・Check the latest typhoon information on TV, radio, internet, etc.
・Be on alert for disaster prevention information such as Evacuation for the elderly, etc. (Warning Level 3), Evacuation order (Warning Level 4) issued by municipalities. Remember that everyone must evacuate according to the evacuation order (Warning Level 4).
・Avoid going out when the typhoon is approaching.
・Inspect the area around your house and take in objects that are likely to be blown away or secure it.
・Prepare an emergency pack such as food and a radio to bring out in an emergency.
・Be on alert for flooding, landslides, and high tides. Keep away from hazardous areas such as flooded rivers and gutters.
・Check your evacuation site/center, and evacuation route. If you feel any danger, please evacuate as soon as possible.
*If an “Emergency Warning (Tokubetsu Keihou)” is announced, your area is at risk of serious danger like never before, something that is only experienced every few decades. Please take appropriate action immediately, such as following the evacuation information of the municipality.
◆Disaster Prevention Yamaguchi (Japanese, English, Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese, Tagalog)
◆Yamaguchi Prefecture ‘Emergency Handbook for Foreign National Residents’ (Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog)
◆Japan Metrological Agency ‘Information on Disaster Mitigation’ (15 Languages)
◆NHK WORLD (20 Languages)