September 8, Friday, 2023

1. Tropical storm Yun-yeung is approaching central Japan and may make landfall as early as Friday evening. Atmospheric conditions are becoming extremely unstable in the Kanto-Koshin region. Radar analysis shows some parts of Chiba Prefecture received more than 100 millimeters of rain in one hour on Friday morning. 台風13号 
2.The Indian capital of New Delhi is under tight security ahead of the Group of 20 summit. The two-day meeting will kick off on Saturday. The G20 leaders are expected to start arriving in the city from around noon on Friday.
3. Voting has begun in gubernatorial and other local elections across Russia. Voters will elect new regional and local leaders, including the mayor of Moscow and the governors of 20 regions. The country is also staging what it calls elections in four eastern and southern Ukrainian regions—Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson. Russia unilaterally declared the annexation of the four regions in September last year.