More than 50 thousand houses are de-energized in South Korea due to typhoon

The most powerful typhoon in the last decade "Bolaven" attacked South Korea, more than 50 million homes are de-energized, airports canceled all domestic and international flights, according to local media.

According to the South Korean agency Yonhap, completely closed traffic on one of the longest bridges in the world — Incheon bridge linking the Incheon International Airport on the island with the mainland Eongiong South Korea.

There have been reports of destroyed homes and damaged element cars. Most shops are closed until tomorrow. Classes in educational institutions canceled.

Currently typhoon approached the western coast of the Korean peninsula and is moving north at a speed of 45 kilometers per hour.

It is expected that in the near future elements descend on the capital of South Korea — Seoul, with a population of about 10 million people.

According to meteorological agencies in the country, the pressure in the center of the typhoon is 960 hPa. Squally wind speed accompanying the cyclone reaches up to 40 meters per second.

On Monday, the government declared a state of high alert. In addition, the Ministry of Defense of South Korea ordered to relocate all military ships and aircraft stationed in areas in the area of operation of the elements in a safer place.

Also ordered the organization of 67 groups of special response in case of emergency in the country.

On Monday, the typhoon "Bolaven" hit the Japanese island of Okinawa and Kagoshima prefecture, followed by a blackout, was paralyzed air and sea links with the region. According to recent reports, one person was killed, about 10 people were injured.

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