Evacuation Instructions And Advisories Issued


Evacuation instructions and advisories issued

With the severe tropical storm Krosa approaching western Japan, evacuation instructions have been issued to 206 people in 119 households in Tokushima Prefecture, 22 people in 19 households in Nara Prefecture and five people in three households in Wakayama prefecture, as of 11 a.m. on Thursday. The instructions urge immediate evacuation.

Evacuation advisories have been issued in Kochi and other prefectures in Shikoku and Kyushu for a total of about 580,000 residents of about 280,000 households. The advisory, a level 4 on a scale of 5, means residents should quickly flee to safer ground.