A Chinese fisherman (center) is rescued Aug. 28, 2012, by South Korean coast guard officers from a Chinese ship in Jeju, South Korea, after a powerful typhoon pounded the nation with strong winds and heavy rain. The coast guard battled rough seas in a race to rescue fishermen on two Chinese ships that slammed into rocks off the southern coast. (Associated Press)

Photo by: Kim Ho-chun

A Chinese fisherman (center) is rescued Aug. 28, 2012, by South Korean coast guard officers from a Chinese ship in Jeju, South Korea, after a powerful typhoon pounded the nation with strong winds and heavy rain. The coast guard battled rough seas in a race to rescue fishermen on two Chinese ships that slammed into rocks off the southern coast. (Associated Press)