Hinnamnor Typhoon: The devastating storm Hinnamnor knocked South Korea, forcing thousands of people to flee
A severe cyclonic storm Hinnamnor has knocked in South Korea. This severe cyclonic storm has destroyed many roads and knocked down many power lines, causing power outages of 20,000 homes. People are running towards safe place.
The strongest storm to hit South Korea in years hit the country's southern region the most on Tuesday. The storm, which measured nearly a meter (3 feet) of rain, destroyed many roads and knocked down power lines, leaving 20,000 homes out of power. People are running towards safe place.
Typhoon Hinmanor completely devastated the resort island of Jeju, and the storm now made landfall near the mainland port of Busan in the morning and turned to the sea to the northeast with winds up to 144 kilometers (89 mph) per hour. was growing. It is set to move closer to eastern China at the end of the week, after ferry services to eastern China and flights to Japan were suspended in the past.
South Korean authorities have put the country on alert about possible damage from floods, landslides and tidal waves. At least 14 people have died in floods just weeks after heavy rains lashed the area around the capital, Seoul.
Prime Minister Han Duk-soo called for evacuations in flood-prone areas, saying Hinamnor could be a 'historically strong storm we have never experienced before'
The storm brought more than 94 centimeters (37 inches) of rain into central Jeju since Sunday, with winds gusts of 155 kilometers per hour (96 mph)