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BUSAN, South Korea -- Typhoon Sanba pounded the southern coast of Korea today, leaving authorities to assess the damage of the storms aftermath. Here is a look at ten notable statistics from today:

2 - The number of injured during today's storm.

4 - The number of tropical storms to hit Korea this year, the first time in more than 50 years.

31 - Speed of the wind gusts this afternoon, which blew 31 meters per second.

41 - The speed at which the storm moved northwards (41km/hr) out of the southern region.

Typhoon Sanba By the Numbers


BUSAN, South Korea — Typhoon Sanba pounded the southern coast of Korea today, leaving authorities to assess the damage of the storms aftermath. Here is a look at ten notable statistics from today:

2 – The number of injured during today's storm.

4 – The number of tropical storms to hit Korea this year, the first time in more than 50 years.

31 – Speed of the wind gusts this afternoon, which blew 31 meters per second.

41 – The speed at which the storm moved northwards (41km/hr) out of the southern region.

53 – The age of the only victim of the storm, a female in North Gyeongsang province who fell victim to a landslide.

200 – Millimeters, the amount of rainfall most cities received in the southern coast.

265 – The number of domestic and international flights canceled this afternoon.

853 – The number of schools closed today by the Busan Board of Education.

1,187 – The number of people forced to evacuate their homes.

382,316 – The number of power outages around the country.

Statistics from the  National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Yonhap News.

Lead photo from Busan Ilbo.


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