August 17, 2022

Typhoon damage in North Korea leaves five dead, hundreds of homes destroyed: KCNA

Tropical storm Lingling made land on Saturday, state media says, caused extensive damage

A typhoon which hit North Korea on Saturday caused major damage to housing and agriculture and left five people dead, the country's state media reported on Sunday.

The typhoon, named internationally as Lingling but referred to by North Korean media as "Typhoon-13," hit the country at 1400 KST yesterday.