08 Aug '11, 5am

S.Korea storm kills three

SEOUL: Tropical Storm Muifa left three people dead and one missing as it battered South Korea's west coast with strong winds and rain, officials said Monday. Winds toppled hundreds of power lines, signposts and trees as the storm moved northward fast early Monday, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said. Power was cut to 320,000 houses in southwestern provinces, while roads, port facilities and breakwaters were destroyed in dozens of places, it said. "We have no nationwide tallies right now but property damage is expected to rise sharply," a NEMA official told AFP. Thousands of boats were staying in port along the west coast. Weathermen said Muifa was some 250 kilometres (150 miles) west of Incheon around midday. The southern resort island of Jeju was among areas hardest hit, with some places on the island drenched by up to 601 millimetres (more than 23 and a ...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/vi...

Tweets

Video- Face in the clouds caught during storm -...

sg.news.yahoo.com 07 Aug '11, 11pm

A mysterious cloud formation resembling a human head was caught on tape during a storm in Canada this week. Cameraman Deni...

@GolfweekSMartin says the USGA named three more Walker Cup team members. Who will be the final three choices?

@GolfweekSMartin says the USGA named three more...

golfweek.com 07 Aug '11, 9pm

The USGA’s decision to leave three spots open until after the U.S. Amateur is testament to the tight race under way. In 20...

Storm Watches now in KL at KinkyBlueFairy

Storm Watches now in KL at KinkyBlueFairy

kinkybluefairy.net 11 Aug '11, 10am

Storm watches have made its way to KL! Established in London by Steve Sun , he hit a mark when he wanted to provide people...

Norway Kills 500th Whale Of The Season...and th...

wdcs.org 08 Aug '11, 1pm

According to a weekly fishing report from the Norwegian seafood sales association Råfisklaget, the whaling vessel Rowenta ...

Hibakusha : Reflections From Three Atomic Bomb Survivors

Hibakusha : Reflections From Three Atomic Bomb ...

care2.com 07 Aug '11, 3pm

The crisis at the Fukushima No.1 Nuclear Power Plant following the March 11 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami has ca...

Polar bear kills young British adventurer in No...

todayonline.com 06 Aug '11, 3am

OSLO - A British teenager has been mauled to death and four others injured by a polar bear that came into the youths' tent...

Improving Your Windows with Plastic Film Kits, Insulated Shades, and Interior Storm Windows: It's easy to augmen...

Improving Your Windows with Plastic Film Kits, ...

buildinggreen.com 03 Aug '11, 12pm

It's easy to augment your existing windows to keep the heat in better, but some "window attachments" are better than other...

South Korean man kills himself after market falls: Police said the 48-year-old man surnamed Seo was found dead n...

South Korean man kills himself after market fal...

straitstimes.com 10 Aug '11, 9am

A South Korean securities firm employee apparently committed suicide on Wednesday by jumping off an apartment block after ...