Super Typhoon Meranti: Meranit was one of the strongest Typhoons on record, it swept across the Phillipines, Taiwan and China. It claimed over 30 lives, destroyed 1000’s of homes and affected millions of people. The Typhoon has also had a massive impact on North Korea which has suffered devastating flooding in recent weeks in the north of the country, claiming hundreds of lives reportedly. No doubt the rains brought to the area by the Typhoon made have had a huge impact on the water levels in that region.