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South Korea, Japan brace for 'super strong' Typhoon Hinnamnor

Heavy rains forecast as storm predicted to land near Busan on Tuesday morning

Typhoon Hinnamnor is expected to make landfall near South Korea's second-largest city Busan at around 7 a.m. on Sept. 6. (Screenshot from Japan Meteorological Agency)

SEOUL -- "Super strong" Typhoon Hinnamnor is bearing down on South Korea, threatening strong winds and torrential rain over the next few days.

The 11th typhoon of the year is forecast to pass south of Jeju island on Monday night before making landfall on the country's south coast near the second-largest city Busan at around 7 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration.

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