Typhoon Lingling is the thirteenth typhoon of the year and is expected to hit the Korean Peninsula. [Al Jazeera]

Hurricane Dorian has been dominating the weather news recently. But there is an even more powerful storm heading towards the Korean Peninsula.

Typhoon Lingling is the thirteenth typhoon of the year. It is currently located around 320 kilometres northwest of Kadena Air Base on the Japanese island of Okinawa.

Lingling has sustained winds of 205 kilometres per hour with gusts nearing 250kmph. This is equivalent to a strong category 3 hurricane. Hurricane Dorian has recently been downgraded to a category 1 storm.

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Typhoon Lingling is expected to maintain this intensity for much of Friday before starting to weaken as the outer

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