SEVERAL PEOPLE KILLED, NUMEROUS INJURED AS TYPHOON TAPAH HITS SOUTHERN S. KOREA

We begin with the carnage Typhoon Tapah has left in path over the weekend.
The storm, which battered South Korea's southern regions on Sunday is now moving out towards the East Sea.
While it may be losing its initial punch since making landfall, local authorities are advising residents in the south of the country to stay alert until later this morning when the storm has completely curved out to the sea.
Mark Broome has the details.
Typhoon Tapah, which slammed into South Korea's southern regions late Sunday,... has changed course,... moving toward the East Sea between Korea and Japan.
A typhoon alert was lifted late Sunday but strong wind advisories are expected to be in effect around the southern island of Jeju until Monday morning.
With over 700 millimeters of rain and winds approaching 150 kilometers an hour battering some parts of Jeju,...the typhoon caused multiple deaths, and although the exact number is still unknown, it's being reported that several people lost their lives.
A 72 year-old woman was found dead under the debris of a collapsed house in Busan due to strong winds,...and more deaths were reported in other regions, as well.
Multiple people were also injured across the region.
Over the weekend, nearly 15-thousand households nationwide experienced power outages, including more than 3-thousand homes on Jeju.
Heavy downpours and gusts left dozens of houses inundated with flood water and crops were leveled by powerful winds.
In the southern Daegu and Gyeongsangbuk-do region, deaths and injuries were reported,..including car accidents due to the inclement weather.
South Korea's Disaster Safety Countermeasures Headquarters is warning residents in those regions to pay extra care until Monday morning.
Mark Broome, Arirang News.



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