In Pictures: Typhoon Chan-hom descends on South Korea and China

Typhoon Chan-hom brought strong winds and torrential rains to China and South Korea over the weekend.

Domestic flights were cancelled on Sunday in South Korea as it hit the southwestern provinces of the country.

The authorities in China evacuated more than a million people as the typhoon swiped the eastern coast on Saturday.

Earlier in the week, it wreaked havoc in Taiwan and the Philippines.


High waves generated by Typhoon Chan-hom hit the coast in the southeastern port city of Busan on July 12, 2015.       PHOTO: AFP


Tourists standing near the sea shore are hit by a wave, which surged past a barrier under the influence of Typhoon Chan-hom, in Qingdao, Shandong province, China on July 12, 2015.     PHOTO: REUTERS


People ride on a front loader in a flooded area after torrential rains brought by Typhoon Chan-Hom in Shaoxing in east China's Zhejiang province on July 11, 2015.    PHOTO: EPA


Pedestrians hold their umbrellas on a street against strong wind under the influence of Typhoon Chan-hom, in Kunshan, Jiangsu province, China on July 11, 2015.     PHOTO: REUTERS


Workers cut fallen trees as Typhoon Chan-Hom approaches in Ningbo in east China's Zhejiang province on July 11, 2015.   PHOTO: EPA



Militia members evacuate residents in a flooded area after torrential rains brought by Typhoon Chan-Hom in Shaoxing in east China's Zhejiang province on July 11, 2015.    PHOTO: EPA


Militia members evacuate residents in a flooded area after torrential rains brought by Typhoon Chan-Hom in Shaoxing in east China's Zhejiang province on July 11, 2015.   PHOTO: EPA