Flights were Canceled in Japan

Over 200 flights and many overland shipping routes were canceled on Tuesday as Typhoon Kompasu passed through Okinawa, Japan. Over 6,860 passengers were stranded at airports, reported Bloomberg.Japan Airlines, the country’s biggest carrier, said the typhoon would not affect flight operations on Wednesday. Neighboring islands, concerned about the impact from the typhoon, also canceled flights and ferry operations.Kompasu, the seventh tropical cyclone this year, is expected to intensify further as it continues to track northwestward along the southern periphery of a deep-layered subtropical ridge that currently is anchored south of Japan, reported AIR World, a risk modeling scientific company.AIR World said that the typhoon might curve and hit the Yellow Sea and the Korean Peninsula.Another tropical cyclone called Lionrock has been tracking north and east toward Taiwan.

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