Travel is disrupted for many in South Korea and Japan as extreme weather batters the countries. Photo: AP
Travel is disrupted for many in South Korea and Japan as extreme weather batters the countries. Photo: AP
South Korea

Travel chaos: South Korea, Japan grapple with extreme weather, widespread delays during Lunar New Year

  • Icy conditions and strong winds are affecting most of South Korea and at least eight roads and 10 sea routes remained closed as of Wednesday afternoon
  • Thousands forced to stay on trains overnight in Kyoto and Shiga, while vehicles on major roads across the country were stranded and hundreds of flights cancelled

Travel is disrupted for many in South Korea and Japan as extreme weather batters the countries. Photo: AP
Travel is disrupted for many in South Korea and Japan as extreme weather batters the countries. Photo: AP
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