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Typhoon Hinnamnor: 2 S. Koreans rescued after 12 hours clinging to pipes in flooded car park

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  • Typhoon Hinnamnor hit southern South Korea on Tuesday, leaving 10 people dead and two missing.
  • Seven of the reported deaths were victims trapped by the rising waters in an underground car park at a residential complex in Pohang when they attempted to move their vehicles.
  • Rescuers were able to retrieve two people, a man in his 30s and a woman in her 50s, who reportedly clung onto ceiling pipes for more than 12 hours.
  • The typhoon has destroyed about 12,000 houses and buildings and forced more than 4,700 people to evacuate their homes.
  • Search and rescue operations continue in the affected areas, according to authorities.

Ten people have died and thousands have been displaced after Typhoon Hinnamnor hit southern South Korea on Tuesday.

Typhoon Hinnamnor made landfall around 4:50 a.m. local time at the southeastern industrial cities of Pohang, Gyeongju and Ulsan with heavy rain and wind speeds equivalent to a Category 2 hurricane, causing major road floods and landslides.

Hong Kong Netizens Upload Epic Videos of Super Typhoon’s Destruction

After first leaving at least 54 people dead and 49 people missing in the Philippines, Typhoon Mangkhut continued to cause destruction in Hong Kong and parts of the southern coast of China on Sunday.

Facing one of the most powerful storms on record to hit Hong Kong, the city may have managed to avoid serious casualties but still endured extensive damage that could take days to recover from.

Epic Storm in Chinese City Literally Makes Sea Creatures Rain from the Sky

Qingdao, a port city in eastern China’s Shandong province, was recently hit by a severe storm with wind strong enough to take down trees, road barriers, and even scooping up sea creatures and throwing them on the streets.

One of the images that circulated from the severe storm has gone viral on Chinese social media, according to Shanghaiist. It shows an octopus landing onto a motorist’s windshield due to the strong wind.

Japan Blasted With Epic Storm and Gigantic Hailstones

A frightening storm engulfed Japan in hail stones that are big enough to shatter a street lamp. Japan has recently been the target of freak weather which happened with no warning at all.

According to SoraNews24, the latest incident occurred on July 18, when numerous accounts of the dreaded hailstorm started spreading. It is reported that the winds were strong enough to even topple signboards.