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Korea, Republic Of : Flood : 2005/08/03
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Duration 2005/08/03
Country
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District
Korea, Republic Of
Name Flood
Outline At least 11 people have been killed and other five people are missing as heavy rains over the past day triggered flooding in South Korea. The southwestern provinces of north and south Cholla are the worst hit, where 10 people were confirmed dead.

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  • Radio Australia 2005/08/03
    Officials say almost all the deaths were in the southwest of the country.
    They also say the casualty toll and damage estimates are likely to rise as more reports from the affected areas come in.
    About 1,500 people have been left homeless by the rains.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2005/08/03
    Some 200 mm (8 inches) of rain has fallen over the past day in areas in the provinces, flooding 12,225 hectares (30,000 acres) of rice fields and damaging 552 houses, police and meteorological officials said.