2020-08-10 (MONDAY) | Jeju Olle Trail Daily Update

There are no guided walks or trail cleaning events until September. This is due to hot and uncomfortable weather on the island.

Today’s Olle Image

“A bridge and rough seas…” at Seogwipo Harbour near Route 7. Uploaded by Yonhap News on August 10

Weather Summary

Overall it will always be HOT AND HUMID on the trail in August. It is not the best time or enjoyable time for walking. Please consider postponing until September.

Jeju Airport… 22 flights canceled due to typhoon approach

Aircraft were canceled at Jeju International Airport due to the impact of the 5th typhoon ‘Rose’ and passenger ship will not be operating.

According to the Korea Airports Corporation and others, 22 domestic flights (11 departures and 11 arrivals) on that day were canceled due to preliminary measures following the typhoon.

Wind shear is currently issued at Jeju Airport.

Jeju Airport said that depending on the situation of the typhoon movement, additional flight disruptions may occur, and passengers are asked to check whether a flight will be operating before coming to the airport.

In the sea, 15 passenger ships on nine routes between Jeju and other regions were controlled.

In Jeju more than 2,000 ships have been secured from the heavy waves caused by the typhoon.

Authorities also banned the entrance to Hallasan Mountain and asked to refrain from visiting Hallasan Dulle-gil and Olle.

Currently, typhoon warnings are in effect throughout the land, including the mountainous areas of Jeju, and in the seas of Jeju.

The amount of precipitation for each major point is 97.5 mm from 0 o’clock to 8:40 on this day, the top of Hallasan Mountain, 88 mm, and Hallasan Azalea Field 76.5 mm.

In the eastern part of Jeju, it rained 25.2mm in Seongsan and 10mm in Namwon, Seogwipo-si.

The Meteorological Administration predicted that as the typhoon gradually approaches, there will be places where there will be 20 to 30 mm of rain per hour until the end of the day, and heavy rains of more than 250 mm will fall in the mountains by the 11th.

In addition,it is hoped there would be no damage from rain and wind, saying that the wind would blow strongly at 10 to 16 meters per second, and there will be a place where the maximum instantaneous wind speed is 20 to 30 meters until the afternoon of this day.

However, the Meteorological Administration explained that during the early morning and morning of the day, the rain cloud zone formed at the front of the typhoon was unexpectedly skewed toward the eastern sea of ​​Jeju.

The Jeju-do Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters reported that there have been no reports of flooding and wind damage caused by the typhoon so far.

The Metropolitan Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters initiated the second phase of emergency, where civil servants are working in emergency, and they have entered the situational work system with related organizations.

The Metropolitan Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters said that landslides, loss of levees, and loss of soil from construction sites may occur due to the influence of the typhoon while the ground is weakened due to a prolonged rainy season.

In addition, it emphasized preliminary inspection to prevent damage to crops along with binding measures for fishing boats, green houses, and barns.

Source: https://www.yna.co.kr/view/AKR20200810043700056?section=news

Sunrise and Sunset


Fine Dust (10:00 KST)


Please refer to the Jeju Environment Protection Research Center for the local fine dust situation (http://air.jeju.go.kr/index.htm)

Air Korea (https://bit.ly/2taWZp5) has excellent maps showing the real-time influence of fine dust across the whole country.

UV Level

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Ultraviolet index for South Korea and Jeju Island can be checked here.

Jeju Island News

Translated with Google Translate and edited for unclear meanings

A mother and daughter alive thanks to cell phone in waterproof pack while swimming in the ​​Jeju sea

A mother and daughter who was being pushed into the sea by a strong wind while playing in the water in Jeju saved their lives with a cell phone worn around their neck in a waterproof pack.

The Jeju Maritime Police Station received a report that tourists A (42, female) and A’s daughter B (7) were being pushed into the sea at 10:37 am on the 7th in front of Hadori Beach, Gujwa-eup, Jeju-si.

A reported directly to the Coast Guard with a mobile phone in a waterproof pack worn around her neck at the time.

After receiving the report and dispatching the police, the mother and daughter were rescued and transferred to Sehwa Port and confirmed that the mother and daughter’s health was not abnormal.

According to the Haekyung, it was confirmed that A was pushed out to save her daughter when she saw her daughter who was playing in the water while wearing a tube was pushed toward the far sea.

The Jeju Coast Guard said, “Recently, the south wind is blowing strong enough to push adults on the waters. Please be careful and play in the water in a safe place at the designated beach, and not to ride the tube alone.”

Source: https://www.yna.co.kr/view/AKR20200807088500056?input=1195m

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