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Typhoon Chaba Hit South Korea and Leave 6 Dead

Balita Ngayon: South Korea cleaned up Thursday after the Typhoon Chaba whiped its southern part with powerful winds and heavy rains that triggered flash floods and left 6 people dead anf 4 missing.

Source: GMA news

South Korea cleaned up Thursday after the Typhoon Chaba whiped its southern part with powerful winds and heavy rains that triggered flash floods and left 6 people dead anf 4 missing.

The storm passed through the southern tip of the Korean peninsula on Wednesday, pummeling the port of Busan (the countrys 2nd largest city) and the industrial of Ulsan.

In Ulsan, a man is drowned near in his apartment and woman found dead at flooded underground parking lot.

More then 230 000 home in the coastal area experience power outrages, but the Korea Electric Power Corp. said that the supplies had been restored in the morning Thursday.

In Ulsan, home Hyundai Motors main production facilities, 2 car plants to be closed down when the typoon hit, and 1 remained offline due to flood damage.

Were trying our best to resume the operation soon, but we need more time to ensure the safety in the assembly line,” company spokesman said.

Photos released by the Hyundai labor showed flooded assembly line where the workers procedure popular sedans and sports vehicles.

Video from public serveillance cameras show refrigerators, cards and some other debris is floating down in the flooded streets.

The storm is also disrupt preparations for the Asia’s largest movie show casem the Busan Internation Film Festival which was scheduled to open on Thursday evening.

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