Man stuck on top of car during Seoul flooding becomes meme in South Korea

11/8/2022 6:32:00 PM

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Following the devastating rainfall in Seoul that left at least eight dead and seven others missing, a man who was photographed marooned on top of his car has become a meme in South Korea. Internet users in South Korea edited the image and created various memes imitating advertisements and movie posters. One example shared in a TikTok video compilation of the memes resembles a Genesis G90 advertisement, while another shows a helicopter flying above the man’s vehicle as if he is the target of a dramatic rescue operation.

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We will remove this and make the necessary changes.Ad Wie viel kostet ein EC Gerät? The Independent Prominent TV host accused of forcibly groping and kissing the woman while she was an intern 7 hours ago Soccer-Qatar World Cup to begin one day earlier than planned - sources MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) -The World Cup in Qatar will kick-off a day earlier than scheduled if FIFA's ruling bureau agree to a plan to hold the opening ceremony and the host nation's first match on Sunday Nov.South Korea's top diplomat, Park Jin, arrived in the eastern port city of Qingdao on Monday for meetings with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, in the first high-level visit to China by a member of President Yoon Suk-yeol's administration.20th, a source close to the discussions told Reuters.The floods have caused inconvenience and monetary losses in the wealthier parts of the capital, like the glitzy Gangnam neighbourhood a few miles away.The original plan was for the opening ceremony to be held before Qatar's game on Nov.Wang said both sides should remain"independent, free from external obstacles and influences", and respect each other's issues of important concerns.21 against Ecuador -- which created the unusual situation of two matches being held before the ceremony.But in places like Sillim, the floods have snuffed out what little hope desperate people like Mr Ha had clung to in order just to keep going.

The Group A match between Senegal v Netherlands and the Group B match between England and Iran were scheduled to take place before the ceremony on the Monday.Park said the two countries should foster common interests based on mutual respect and universal values and norms as the relationship marks its 30th anniversary this year.But I had come here to live in this basement, as it was only option I had to live with my daughter," Ha told Reuters.a day ago 13 killed in Russian strikes near nuclear plant Ukraine on Wednesday accused Russia of rocket strikes that killed 13 civilians in areas near a Russian-held power plant, where renewed fighting has raised fears of a nuclear disaster.The overnight strikes in the Dnipropetrovsk region in central Ukraine also injured 11 people, with five reported to be in a serious condition.Park also asked for China's constructive role in persuading North Korea to choose dialogue, not provocations, as the Yoon administration seeks to curb the reclusive country's weapons tests and restart denuclearisation talks, which have stalled since 2019."It was a terrible night, regional governor Valentin Reznichenko wrote on Telegram, urging residents to shelter when they hear air raid sirens." Ha wasn't alone in his misery."I am asking and begging you."Based on the consistent principle of North Korea's complete denuclearisation, we will respond sternly to provocations and always keep the door for dialogue open." Mr Ha wasn't alone in his misery.

..Also high on the agenda was boosting cultural and people-to-people exchanges as well as restarting exports of K-pop and Korean movies, dramas and games, which have been effectively banned amid tension over the THAAD US missile defence system stationed in South Korea, Park said.President Yoon Suk-yeol visited Sillim a day later.Don't let the Russians kill you," he wrote, adding that Russia had fired a total of 80 rockets at the area.Most of the casualties were in the town of Marganets, just across the Dnieper River from the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, Europe's biggest.China argues THAAD's powerful radar could peer into its airspace, and sharply cut trade and cultural imports with South Korea after Seoul announced the system's deployment in 2016, dealing a major blow to bilateral relations.Regional council head Mykola Lukashuk said the strikes had hit a local power line, leaving thousands of people without electricity.This week's deluge brought the heaviest rains in 115 years in Seoul, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration.At least 10 people have perished as a result of the torrential rain that has swept across the northern part of the country since Monday, knocking out power, causing landslides and flooding roads and subways.

Ukraine and Russia have accused each other of recent shelling around the plant itself.Ukraine says Russia has stationed hundreds of troops and stored ammunition at the plant.The tensions have brought back memories of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster in then Soviet Ukraine, which killed hundreds of people and spread radioactive contamination over much of Europe.While large swathes of Sillim remained flooded, and residents likened conditions to a"mudbath", in Gangnam most roads had been cleared and traffic was back to normal.The plant was captured by Russian troops on March 4 after a battle with Ukrainian forces.- Beachgoers fleeing - The strikes came a day after major blasts at the Saki airfield, a key military base on the Russian-annexed Crimea peninsula.While large swathes of Sillim remained flooded, and residents likened conditions to a"mudbath", in Gangnam, most roads had been cleared and traffic was back to normal.

Dramatic amateur footage on social media appeared to show panicked holidaymakers fleeing a Crimean beach with young children, as ballooning clouds of grey smoke rose over the horizon.An official at the Gwanak district office, which covers Sillim, said that recovery efforts can be slower there due to the concentration of tiny apartments and houses lining the narrow streets, unlike Gangnam, which has wide boulevards and office buildings.Russia annexed Crimea in 2014 and has used the region as a staging ground for its attacks, but it has rarely been a target for Ukrainian forces.Moscow insisted that the explosions were caused by detonating ammunition rather than Ukrainian fire.Ukraine's army, which for months pleaded for long-range artillery from Western allies, has been hitting targets deeper in Russian-held territory since some started arriving in recent weeks.Source: Reuters/ec.Kyiv has also taken credit for several acts of sabotage inside Russian-held territory.The official said the number of soldiers involved in the recovery would be raised from 210 to 500 on Thursday.

- New buyer for Ukraine grain? - The war has severely hampered grain supply from Ukraine, leading to an international food crisis as it is one of the world's biggest producers.But some ships have been able to leave Ukrainian ports in recent days after a deal with Russia brokered by the United Nations and Turkey.The first grain shipment to leave on the Sierra Leone-flagged vessel Razoni departed the Ukrainian port of Odessa on August 1 and had been expected to dock in the Lebanese port of Tripoli at the weekend.But the Ukrainian embassy said a new buyer for the shipment was being sought after the original Lebanese buyer cancelled the order.A five-month delay after Russia's invasion "prompted the buyer and the shipping agent to reach agreement on the cancellation of the order," the Ukraine embassy said in a statement late Tuesday.

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