Evacuation advisories issued as Krosa nears
NHK -- Aug 15
With Severe Tropical Storm Krosa approaching western Japan, evacuation instructions had been issued to five people in three households in Wakayama Prefecture as of 4 a.m. Thursday. The instruction urges immediate evacuation.

Evacuation advisories have been issued in Kochi and prefectures in Shikoku and Kyushu.

The advisory, a level-4 alert on a scale of 5, meaning residents should quickly flee to safer ground, is in place for more than 190,000 households, or about 400,000 residents, in those regions.

News source: NHK
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