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Korea, Republic Of : Land Slide, Flash Flood : 2006/07/16

GLIDE:  FL-2006-000092-KOR

Duration 2006/07/16
Country or District Korea, Republic Of
Name Land Slide, Flash Flood
Outline Landslides and flash floods caused by heavy rains in eastern South Korea killed at least 13 people and left another 18 missing, officials said Sunday, and warned of further downpours across the country in the coming days.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles 2006/07/16
Authorities issued an "orange" alert -- the second-highest of four alert levels -- for the capital, Seoul, and the surrounding area, as well as in the mountainous Gangwon province on the country's east coast, the National Emergency Management Agency said.