At least 22 dead in floods and landslides in South Korea

At least 22 people have died in floods and landslides caused by heavy rains in South Korea. 14 others are missing. Besides, thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes and go to safe shelters.

South Korean officials also reported an overflowing dam in the country’s central North Chungcheong province on Saturday. There have been reports of power outages and damage to numerous structures in various parts of the country. BBC news

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Han Dok-soo has ordered the army to assist in rescue operations in the affected areas.

The weather forecast said that there will be heavy rain on the Korean Peninsula on Sunday, which is why it is feared that the number of casualties may increase.

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