Poket News

Typhoon Haishen wreaks havoc in South Korea


  • A powerful typhoon damaged buildings, flooded roads and knocked out power to thousands of homes in South Korea on 7 Sep after battering islands in southern Japan and injuring dozens of people.
  • The Korea Meteorological Administration said typhoon Haishen was passing waters off the eastern coastal city of Sokchoafter barrelling through South Korea's southern and eastern regions.
  • Emergency workers scrambled to clean up toppled trees and damaged traffic signs, buildings, and other structures.