As a typhoon warning was announced in the sea off Jeju Island under the influence of typhoon 'Nanmadol', the Ministry of Public Administration and Security raised the 1st stage of the Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasures Headquarters to 2nd stage at noon on the 18th, and set the typhoon and heavy rain crisis warning level to 'caution'. has been upgraded to 'Boundary'.

Typhoon 'Nanmadol' is advancing northwest at 24 km/h in the sea around 210 km south-southeast of Kagoshima, Japan as of 9 am on the 18th.

The intensity is 'very strong', with a maximum wind speed of 53 m/s and a central pressure of 935 hectopascals.

The typhoon is expected to pass about 130 km north-northwest of Kagoshima at 3 am tomorrow, and it is expected to affect Korea from the dawn of tomorrow (19th) to the afternoon.

In particular, along the coast of Gyeongsang Province, there will be places where it will rain 30-60mm per hour, with a maximum of 150mm or more.

Minister of the Interior and Safety Lee Sang-min, who is the head of the company's headquarters, urged thorough preparation in advance to prevent casualties from occurring due to typhoons and heavy rains.

We requested that continuous surveillance activities be carried out in areas where there is a risk of human casualties such as semi-subterranean areas, low-lying areas, and landslide-prone areas, and that there are no casualties by preemptively evacuating residents in case of abnormal symptoms.

He added that if flooding is detected, promptly guide them to escape from low-lying houses, underground spaces such as basements and underground parking lots.

In addition, it was instructed to control vulnerable areas such as areas that were previously damaged, steep slopes, riversides, and coastal roads until the typhoon passed.

In preparation for typhoons, regional disaster and safety countermeasures headquarters in six cities and provinces, including Busan, Ulsan, Gyeongnam, Gyeongbuk, Jeonnam, and Jeju, are in operation.

As of 11 am today (18th), local governments looked at 4,485 dangerous areas such as landslides in advance, installed safety lines in 21 dangerous coastal areas, and took safety measures for 7,309 ships, including evacuation and tying of ships.

11 related organizations, including the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, are also operating the emergency stage.

In the national park, access to 12 places in two parks, including Gyeongju and Mt. Halla, was restricted, and 8 passenger ships were suspended on seven routes, including Samcheonpo-Jeju, Gyeongnam, and Wando-Yeo, Jeollanam-do.