Meaning of “impending” - Learner’s Dictionary

impending

adjective [ always before noun ] uk us /ɪmˈpendɪŋ/

An impending event will happen soon and is usually bad or unpleasant:

impending disaster/doom
I've just heard about the impending departure of our chairman.

(Definition of “impending” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)