Krosa: Evacuation Orders And Advisories Issued

Krosa: Evacuation orders and advisories issued

With the severe tropical storm Krosa hitting western Japan, evacuation orders have been issued to 824 people in Wakayama Prefecture, 22 people in Nara Prefecture, and eleven people in Mie Prefecture, as of 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. The instructions urge immediate evacuation.

Evacuation advisories have been issued in Chugoku, Shikoku, Kinki, and Tokai region for a total of about 360,000 residents. The advisory, a level 4 on a scale of 5, means residents should quickly flee to safer ground.