- 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.
After making landfall on Saturday, Japan’s 24th typhoon of the year traveled on a path up the center of the mainland, almost reaching Tokyo.
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.
Tokyo’s night sky was lit up with a natural “light show” after the city was hit with one of the strongest thunderstorms in recent years.
Locals reportedly did not know what to expect after an upcoming thunderstorm was announced the day before as Japan has been subjected to extreme weather phenomenon in the past decade.
A Filipina bride is winning the hearts of many netizens after a video showing her bravely walk down a flooded aisle of a church in the Philippines went viral on Facebook.
The amazing moment was captured on Saturday at the town of Hagonoy in Bulacan Province.
A widely shared video on Chinese social media shows a massive 50-meter-tall (164-foot-tall) dust cloud as it swallows the city of Golmud in Qinghai Province.
Apocalyptic sandstorm sweeps across northwest China pic.twitter.com/VmQNLsuUwT
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.
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.