Photos: Powerful Typhoon Sanba Batters North, South Korea

19 09 2012

A view of a waterfront park flooded by Typhoon Sanba in Yeosu, about 460 km (286 miles) south of Seoul September 17, 2012. Tens of thousands of people were forced to evacuate and hundreds of sea and air passenger services were cancelled as the powerful typhoon made landfall in southern South Korea on Monday, local Yonhap news agency reported. REUTERS/Hyong Min-woo/Yonhap

On September 17, 2012, a powerful Typhoon Sanba batters North and South Korea.

It brought high waves, strong wind, heavy rains, caused flood, damaged roads and buildings.

This is a disaster.

A powerful Typhoon Bolaven pounded South and North Korea at the end of August, 2012.

High waves beat upon a coast road in Busan, about 420 km (261 miles) southeast of Seoul September 17, 2012. Tens of thousands of people were forced to evacuate and hundreds of sea and air passenger services were cancelled as the powerful Typhoon Sanba made landfall in southern South Korea on Monday, local Yonhap news agency reported. REUTERS/Jo Jung-ho/Yonhap

In this photo released by Yeosu City and distributed via Yonhap News Agency, high waves caused by Typhoon Sanba crash on beach in Yeosu, south of Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Sept. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Yeosu City via Yonhap)

High waves, caused by Typhoon Sanba, crash on a seaside road in Yeosu, south of Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Sept. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Hyung Min-soo)

Residents walk on a road broken by Typhoon Sanba in Yeosu, about 460 km (286 miles) south of Seoul September 17, 2012. Tens of thousands of people were forced to evacuate and hundreds of sea and air passenger services were cancelled as the powerful typhoon Sanba made landfall in southern South Korea on Monday, local Yonhap news agency reported. REUTERS/Ryu Hyong-kun/Newsis.

A retaining wall, which has collapsed on top of cars, is seen after heavy rains caused by Typhoon Sanba in Yeosu, about 460 km (286 miles) south of Seoul September 17, 2012. Tens of thousands of people were forced to evacuate and hundreds of sea and air passenger services were cancelled as the powerful typhoon Sanba made landfall in southern South Korea on Monday, local Yonhap news agency reported. Car license plates pixellated at source.(REUTERS)

A ferry terminal at Tongyeong port is seen flooded by rains brought by Typhoon Sanba in Tongyeong, about 450 km (280 miles) southeast of Seoul September 17, 2012. Tens of thousands of people were forced to evacuate and hundreds of sea and air passenger services were cancelled as the powerful typhoon made landfall in southern South Korea on Monday, local Yonhap news agency reported. REUTERS/Sin Joon-hee/Yonhap

Workers of a hotel carry a chair at a park flooded by Typhoon Sanba in Yeosu, about 460 km (286 miles) south of Seoul September 17, 2012. Tens of thousands of people were forced to evacuate and hundreds of sea and air passenger services were cancelled as a powerful typhoon made landfall in southern South Korea on Monday, local Yonhap news agency reported. REUTERS/Hyong Min-woo/Yonhap

 

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