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Korea (the Republic of): Typhoon: 2004/08/19 Country Information on DRR

Period 2004/08/19
Country or District Korea (the Republic of)
Event Type Typhoon
Outline Five people are dead or missing and more than 2,400 people have been left homeless after Typhoon Megi lashed the southern shores of South Korea.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua Net 2004/08/19
The typhoon also forced more than 2,400 people to be evacuated in Gwangju and other southwestern towns due to flooding before it weakened to a tropical storm early Thursday, according to National Disaster Prevention and Countermeasures Center at (South) Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA).