Blizzard Grounds Flights on Jeju Island

  • By Oh Jae-yong

    December 19, 2022 09:38

    Heavy snow in southern Korea and Jeju Island brought all traffic to a standstill over the weekend.
    A car is towed on Jeju Island on Sunday. /Yonhap
    One-hundred flights were canceled on the resort island, stranding thousands of travelers as the blizzard swept across the island and over 30 cm of snow fell on Mt. Halla.
    Huge numbers of tourists converged at the airport trying to get hold of any available seats. Flights finally resumed after 1 p.m. on Sunday.
    Jeju International Airport is packed with stranded travelers on Sunday. /Newsis
    Water pipes burst across the country as temperatures plummeted way below freezing.

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