2 typhoons weaken after pounding South Korea and Japan

  • Fishing boats are gathered at a port in Mokpo, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, as Typhoon Soulik approaches the Korean Peninsula. The approaching typhoon has caused strong winds and heavy rains in southern South Korea, forcing many flight cancelations and school closures. (Park Chul-hong/Yonhap via AP)

  • High waves crash onto Haeundae Beach in Busan, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, as Typhoon Soulik approaches the Korean Peninsula. The approaching typhoon has caused strong winds and heavy rains in southern South Korea, forcing many flight cancelations and school closures. (Jo Jung-ho/Yonhap via AP)

  • People wait for a traffic light in Nagoya, central Japan Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. A typhoon is expected to cross western Japan on Thursday night. Japan’s weather agency has warned of strong gusts, high waves and heavy rain. (Yusuke Ogata/Kyodo News via AP)

SEOUL, South Korea — A weakening typhoon is brushing by metropolitan Seoul after battering southern South Korea with heavy rain and high winds, leaving one person missing and a slew of damaged buildings, cancelled flights and power outages.

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