Flooding and landslides attributable to heavy rains in South Korea have killed at the very least seven individuals, and three others have been lacking on Saturday morning, the authorities mentioned.
5 individuals died inside buildings that had collapsed from landslides, and one individual was buried in earth and sand, the Inside Ministry said in a statement. A seventh individual died after a street collapsed underneath them.
Components of central South Korea have been underneath a heavy rainfall advisory on Saturday morning, with rainfall of as much as 1.6 inches per hour anticipated in some locations later within the day, the ministry mentioned.
Heavy monsoon rain is anticipated through the summers in South Korea; the remainder of the yr is generally dry and sunny. Spring particularly brings the risk of wildfires.