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Flights resume as Typhoon Kong-rey left Korean Peninsula.

Flights are resuming operations at South Korean airports after Typhoon Kong-rey moved off of the Korean Peninsula, the Korea Airports Corporation (KAC) said Saturday.

According to the KAC, departures from Jeju International Airport resumed at 12:30 p.m.

Earlier in the day, around 300 flights, including international flights to China and Japan, were cancelled as the country was hit by Typhoon Kong-rey.

The KAC, however, advised travelers to check schedules in advance, as some flights are still cancelled.

The Korea Meteorological Administration issued a typhoon watch for most southern regions info the country earlier in the day. A heavy rain watch was issued for Seoul.

The typhoon moved off the Korean Peninsula around 12:40 p.m. towards the East Sea. Typhoon Kong-rey arrived in South Gyeongsang Province at 9:50 a.m., and passed through major cities in the region, including Busan, over a period of roughly three hours.

The administration is maintaining the typhoon warning for major cities in the southern region, warning residents they should still be cautious about strong winds and heavy rain.

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Publication:The Korea Times News (Seoul, Korea)
Date:Oct 6, 2018
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