February 25, 2024

North Korean TV pulls all-nighter covering Typhoon Khanun, warns of flooding

KCTV correspondents dispatched across the country to report on storm in a move not seen since 2020

North Korean state media provided continuous updates on Typhoon Khanun throughout the night yesterday and this morning, dispatching reporters to hard-hit areas outside of the capital for the first time since 2020.

The weather segments on Korean Central Television (KCTV) frequently interrupted coverage of the FIFA Women's World Cup in an apparent attempt to keep the public alert, highlighting the seriousness of the storm.