Typhoon Faye lashed South Korea Sunday, sinking ships and sweeping a bus into the sea. At least 13 people were killed and 30 others missing.

Ripping winds of nearly 100 mph and thundering swells also overturned cars, uprooted trees and street lamps, shook high-rise buildings, submerged houses and ripped away about 350 yards of rail.Nine people died and four were missing after crests as high as 20 feet carried a bus away in the southern city of Yesoo.

A half-dozen others remained missing after two ships collided 200 yards offshore in the high waves rocking Pusan Harbor, near the southern tip of the country. t Another person died when a small fishing boat capsized near Pusan. A second person was missing.

In addition, an electrician was electrocuted while working. Officials did not say where the accident occurred.

Earlier Sunday, a 3,806-ton St. Vincent cargo ship sank in the East China Sea, killing two Chinese crewmen and leaving three others missing, Japan's coast guard said. Boats and helicopters rescued the other 21 Chinese crewmen of the Far East Beauty cargo ship, Maritime Safety Agency officials said.

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Among the 13 other missing people were two Indian and three Chinese seamen whose vessel slammed into a breakwater. Maritime police said they were unable to launch rescues because of raging waves as high as 33 feet and winds at 94 mph.

Eight people were seriously injured in the typhoon, including three in a cave-in at a construction site.

Typhoon Faye was expected to dump up to 14 inches of rain overnight in some regions before veering east toward the Sea of Japan.

Some 150 flights around South Korea were grounded and dozens of ferry routes halted operations, stranding thousands of travelers.

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