2nd typhoon pounds South Korea, kills 2 people
SEOUL (AFP) - A new typhoon hit South Korea's southern coast on Thursday, killing two people, as the country cleared up damage from a powerful storm earlier in the week that left 19 dead.
Typhoon Tembin, with winds of up to 83 kph, made landfall at the southern city of Suncheon and brought more than 150mm of rain to some parts of the country, the weather service said.
A 52-year-old female worker at a ship components company in the south-western county of Yeongam was crushed to death when strong winds toppled a large iron gate, the public administration ministry said.
A landslide killed a man aged 66 in the central city of Cheonan, it said.