South Korea and the US on high alert for North missile

South Korea and the US remain on high alert for a North Korean missile launch, Reuters reports.

North Korea has stationed as many as five medium-range missiles on its east coast, according to defence assessments made by Washington and Seoul, possibly in readiness for a test launch that would demonstrate its ability to hit US bases on Guam.

Today, officials in Seoul said there were no signs that additional steps had been taken today that would indicate the North had moved closer to a launch.