Tropical Cyclone LEKIMA can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center predicts that Lekima will pass over Taiwan within the next two days before turning northeast off the coast of China, and eventually dissipating near the Korean peninsula.

According to the latest observation data by the Japan Meteorological Agency, the center of Lekima is located about 754 kilometers east-southeast of Taiwan's southernmost tip of Eluanbi. The storm has a radius of 220 kilometers, is moving northwest at 15 kilometers per hour (kph), and is packing maximum sustained winds of 126 kph with gusts of up to 162 kph.

List of Major Airports on route of Tropical Cyclone Lekima:

  • Taoyuan International Airport RCTP

  • Taipei Songshan Airport RCSS

  • New Ishigaki Airport ROIG

  • Yonaguni Airport ROYN

  • Ningbo Lishe International Airport ZSNB

  • Shanghai Pudong International Airport ZSPD

  • Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport ZSSS

  • Fuzhou Changle International Airport ZSFZ

  • Wenzhou Longwan International Airport ZSWZ

  • Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport ZSHC

Emergency procedure for these airports are yet to be provided. For all private jet inbound / outbound these airports in the coming 5 days it is recommended to take extreme cautious with planning and take advise from local handlers.