Typhoon Bolaven ravaged South Korea on Tuesday, August 28 leaving at least 10 dead and forcing 222 people to evacuate their homes. The typhoon triggered massive flooding, and massive power failures across to about 1.76 million households across the country. South Korea’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says the most severely damaged areas were in South Jeolla Province and Jeju Island. The most fatal accident involved two Chinese fishing boats that were smashed against rocks of the coast of Jeju Island. 18 crew members were rescued, 5 died, and 10 remain missing.
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