Hanging on for dear life

South Korean coast guard personnel rescuing crew members of a stranded passenger ship in the aftermath of Typhoon Chaba in the southern city of Yeosu yesterday. Chaba has killed at least four people as it bulldozed through southern parts of South Kor
PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

South Korean coast guard personnel rescuing crew members of a stranded passenger ship in the aftermath of Typhoon Chaba in the southern city of Yeosu yesterday.

Chaba has killed at least four people as it bulldozed through southern parts of South Korea, bringing with it violent winds and heavy rain as well as forcing flight cancellations and disrupting power to more than 210,000 homes.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 06, 2016, with the headline 'Hanging on for dear life'. Print Edition | Subscribe