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Heavy rain exceeding 300mm in Gwangju and Jeollanam-do for three days…a flood of rain damage

In Gwangju and Jeollanam-do, another torrential rain of about 300mm poured down for three days.

Houses and roads are flooded and embankments are overflowing.

Yes, heavy rain has continued in Hampyeong, Jeollanam-do.

Heavy rains of up to 67 millimeters per hour blocked bridges and roads and flooded surrounding farmland and houses.

The rain, which started three days ago, rained heavily, especially since last night.

The cumulative precipitation over the past three days has been 383.5mm in Anjwa, Muan Unnam, 272mm in Hampyeong, and 236.2mm in Mokpo.

Including Hampyeong, the vicinity of Sinan Okdo and Jeollanam-do Provincial Government recorded up to 60 millimeters of precipitation per hour.

In Jeollanam-do, more than 200 reports of rain damage have been received so far.

In Mokpo, roads in Sanjeong-dong and Seokhyeon-dong were flooded, causing flooding in nearby shopping malls.

In addition, drainage work was carried out in the underground parking lot of the apartment complex in Sanjeong-dong as water was once knee-high.

The area around the flower complex in Muan was also flooded by heavy rain, causing flooding damage throughout Jeollanam-do, with four people, including merchants, being evacuated.

There have been reports of rain damage in Gwangju as well.

A flood warning was issued near the Jangnok Bridge on the Hwangryong River, and about 120 people from three nearby villages were evacuated to the district office.

In Dong-gu, Gwangju, an old uninhabited building collapsed early this morning, and the authorities are controlling it.

Yesterday, an illegal old building collapsed in Nam-gu, Gwangju, and four people were evacuated.


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