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Typhoon Lingling’s Effect in South Korea This Year

Typhoon Lingling’s Effect in South Korea This Year

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  9 Sep 2019 8:15 PM GMT

Seoul: At least three people were killed due to typhoon Lingling, the 13th storm to hit South Korea this year, which also led to the cancellation of hundreds of flights and power outages that affected some 160,000 homes, authorities said on Sunday. According to the authorities, a woman in her 70s died in the town of Boryeong after being knocked down by winds of more than 140 km per hour, Efe news reported. In Incheon, west of Seoul, a man died after a wall collapsed on him, and in Paju, north of the capital, another person was killed when he was struck by the panel of a roof that dislodged in the wind. More than 400 flights were canceled at various airports in the country due to the typhoon that made landfall on Saturday, which also left some 160,000 homes in the dark. (IANS)

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