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TRAVEL ADVISORY - TYPHOON HAGIBIS TYPHOON HAGIBIS EXPECTED TO HIT NORTHEAST OF JAPAN ON SATURDAY, 12 OCTOBER 2019

TRAVEL ADVISORY - TYPHOON HAGIBIS

 

TYPHOON HAGIBIS EXPECTED TO HIT NORTHEAST OF JAPAN

ON SATURDAY, 12 OCTOBER 2019

 

 

A powerful typhoon known as 'Hagibis' is expected to hit Tokai or Kanto regions of Japan on Saturday evening, 12 October 2019.

 

The storm is expected to cause heavy rains, strong winds and high tides with potential risks of natural disasters.

 

The Japanese authorities have advised the public in the path of the typhoon to make preparations and take every possible measure to ensure safety.

 

The public transportation services and flights in the affected areas are also expected to be cancelled or suspended.

 

Malaysians residing in Japan are advised to remain indoor, stay alert and closely monitor the weather updates and public safety announcements.

 

Meanwhile, for those intending to travel to Japan, please check the latest weather forecast, flight schedule and plan your visit beforehand.

 

In case of emergency, please contact the following:

 

Wisma Putra Duty Officer (24 hours)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Malaysia

Tel: +603 8887 4570

 

Embassy of Malaysia in Tokyo

Tel: +81 90 6423 9662

 

Tourism Malaysia (Tokyo)

+81 3 3501 8691

 

Tourism Malaysia Osaka

Tel: +81 6 6444 1388

 

 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia will continue to monitor the situation closely.

 

 

PUTRAJAYA

12 October 2019