Korea, Republic Of : Flood, Lanslide : 2020/08/02
|Country or District||Korea, Republic Of|
|Outline||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.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
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.
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.