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Typhoon Lingling Leaves 31,000 Homes Powerless in South Korea

SOUTH KOREA – Over 31,000 residents in South Korea are experiencing power outage due to typhoon Lingling’s strong winds and rain

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Based on a report from South China Morning Post, thousands of people in South Korea are currently powerless due to the rain and strong winds from typhoon Lingling. On Saturday, September, 7 the strong typhoon passed the country before making landfall in North Korea.

Lingling grounded some flights, toppled the trees and left lots of homes without electricity. The storm hit the Korean peninsula.

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According to the report, South Korean’s Ministry of the Interior and Safety said the southern mainland regions and the southern resort island of Jeju lost their power connection. More than 31,000 homes are experiencing power outage due to Lingling’s strong winds and rain.

The agency also said they haven’t received any news regarding typhoon-related injuries. The Korea Meteorological Associations said Lingling passed Seosan City around noon moving north.

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Based on the report, the strong typhoon will landfall in North Korea around three in the afternoon today. Meanwhile, 38 individual were forced to leave their houses due to floods in Gwangju.

As of this moment, the fire crews in the city are busy responding about the blown roof and crashed cars. The department have received over 100 calls regarding the typhoon. We can all hope that no one will get hurt.

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