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Korea (the Republic of):Flood:2020/08/02

Duration2020/08/02 Flooding and landslides have been reported in South Korea after days of heavy rainfall. Some areas recorded more than 500mm of rain between 1 and 4 August 2020.
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  • BBC 2020/08/05
    At least 15 people have died and more than 1,500 have been forced from their homes after torrential rain triggered floods and landslides in South Korea.
  • FloodList 2020/08/04
    Flooding affected North Chungcheong and Gyeonggi Province on 2 August. Since then officials reported a total of 13 dead and 13 missing, with more than 1,000 people evacuated and over 5,000 hectares of farm land inundated. Six people died in a landslide in Gyeonggi Province on 3 August.
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