Yesterday (16th) on the way home from work, strong winds and thunderstorms poured down in some areas of Seoul.

Power poles were damaged due to pillars of buildings blown by strong winds, causing power outages in various places.

Reporter Kim Hyung-rae, news of the accident.

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steel pillars are bent like nuts, and the nets are drooping toward the road.

[Huh, wow!

What is it?]

Yesterday evening around 7:10 pm, a pillar on the outer wall of an outdoor golf driving range in Gocheok-dong, Guro-gu, Seoul fell due to strong rain and wind.

At that time, a wind comparable to a typhoon was blowing in Guro, Seoul, with a maximum wind speed of 17 meters per second at the moment.

As the structure outside the golf driving range collapsed, it struck a power pole, causing power outages to around 1,300 households.

[Site official: (fallen pole) got caught on the electric wire, and the electric wire seems to have been cut Naturally, there was a power outage.]

KEPCO resumed electricity supply in 1 hour and 20 minutes after carrying out an emergency recovery operation.

At the same time, reports of flooding of soccer fields and houses were received in Gangseo-gu, Seoul, and the fire department mobilized a pump to drain the water, etc.


[Grab both handles, I'll wait a minute, I'll wait and move. Power outage recovery in progress!] About

6:30 pm yesterday evening, 17,000 households in Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul suddenly lost electricity.

KEPCO said that there was a problem inside the substation and immediately started operating the spare facility to supply electricity.

However, in some areas, power outages continued for over an hour, causing inconvenience.