Storms batter US, East Asia

Storms batter US, East Asia

A damaged traffic light pole is seen on the streets in Seogwipo on Jeju Island, south of Seoul August 28, 2012. South Korea was hammered by Typhoon Bolaven, likely to be the most powerful storm in a decade in the country, on Tuesday morning, with power supply cuts to tens of thousands of households nationwide and strong winds and torrential downpours causing massive property damage and flight cancellations, according to reports from Yonhap quoting officials. (REUTERS)

 

A car drives past a fallen tree in Yeosu, about 460 km (286 miles) south of Seoul August 28, 2012. South Korea was hammered by Typhoon Bolaven, likely to be the most powerful storm in a decade in the country, on Tuesday morning, with power supply cuts to tens of thousands of households nationwide and strong winds and torrential downpours causing massive property damage and flight cancellations, according to reports from Yonhap quoting officials. (REUTERS)

 

A fallen tree is seen in Jeongeup, about 280 km (174 miles) south of Seoul August 28, 2012. South Korea was hammered by Typhoon Bolaven, likely to be the most powerful storm in a decade in the country, on Tuesday morning, with power supply cuts to tens of thousands of households nationwide and strong winds and torrential downpours causing massive property damage and flight cancellations, according to reports from Yonhap quoting officials. (REUTERS)

 

A man stands near part of a prefabricated house which has broken off during Typhoon Bolaven in Mokpo, about 410 km (255 miles) southwest of Seoul August 28, 2012. South Korea was hammered by Typhoon Bolaven, likely to be the most powerful storm in a decade in the country, on Tuesday morning, with power supply cuts to tens of thousands of households nationwide and strong winds and torrential downpours causing massive property damage and flight cancellations, according to reports from Yonhap quoting officials. (REUTERS)

 

A collapsed prefabricated house lies on the road in Mokpo during Typhoon Bolaven, about 410 km (255 miles) southwest of Seoul August 28, 2012. South Korea was hammered by Typhoon Bolaven, likely to be the most powerful storm in a decade in the country, on Tuesday morning, with power supply cuts to tens of thousands of households nationwide and strong winds and torrential downpours causing massive property damage and flight cancellations, according to reports from Yonhap quoting officials. (REUTERS)

 

A damaged gas station is seen in Mokpo, about 410 km (255 miles) southwest of Seoul August 28, 2012. South Korea was hammered by Typhoon Bolaven, likely to be the most powerful storm in a decade in the country, on Tuesday morning, with power supply cuts to tens of thousands of households nationwide and strong winds and torrential downpours causing massive property damage and flight cancellations, according to reports from Yonhap quoting officials. (REUTERS)
 

A damaged traffic light pole is seen on the streets in Mokpo, about 410 km (255 miles) southwest of Seoul August 28, 2012. South Korea was hammered by Typhoon Bolaven, likely to be the most powerful storm in a decade in the country, on Tuesday morning, with power supply cuts to tens of thousands of households nationwide and strong winds and torrential downpours causing massive property damage and flight cancellations, according to reports from Yonhap quoting officials. (REUTERS)
 

A line of traffic extends down Interstate 10 heading towards Baton Rouge, as many residents leave the New Orleans area in anticipation of tropical storm Isaac, which is expected to make landfall on the Louisiana coast as a hurricane, in Kenner, La., Monday, Aug. 27, 2012. (AP)
 

Surfers head out to catch waves whipped up by Tropical Storm Isaac at Haulover Beach Park in Miami Beach, Fla., Monday, Aug. 27, 2012. Forecasters predicted Isaac would intensify into a Category 1 hurricane later Monday or Tuesday with top sustained winds of between 74 and 95 mph. The center of its projected path took Isaac directly toward New Orleans on Wednesday, but hurricane warnings extended across some 330 miles from Morgan City, La., to Destin, Fla. It could become the first hurricane to hit the Gulf Coast since 2008. (AP)

 

A woman holding her umbrella walks in strong winds caused by Typhoon Bolaven in Seoul on August 28, 2012. The state weather agency issued a typhoon warning on early August 28, 2012 for Seoul, the capital of about 10 million people, as the storm named Bolaven continued moving northwards. (AFP)

This photo taken on August 27, 2012 shows two Chinese fishing boats fighting with high waves near a port on the southern island of Jeju as major typhoon Bolaven reaches.  Rescuers swam through stormy seas to try to save some 30 Chinese fishermen whose two boats were wrecked when a strong typhoon battered South Korea on early August 28, 2012, coastguard officers said. (AFP)
 

This photo taken on August 27, 2012 shows two Chinese fishing boats fighting with high waves near a port on the southern island of Jeju as major typhoon Bolaven reaches.  Rescuers swam through stormy seas to try to save some 30 Chinese fishermen whose two boats were wrecked when a strong typhoon battered South Korea on early August 28, 2012, coastguard officers said. (AFP)

 

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