23 September, 2022

South Korea hit by worst rain floods in 80 years

The rains have collapsed the drainage systems of one of the cleanest cities in the world

Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

South Korea – The pattern of torrential rains has reached South Korea and in the last hours more than 400 mm of rain. Authorities estimate that the rains will continue and the situation will not end for at least two days..

have been reported, Until now, about eight deceased and more than 12 missing who were swept away by strong currents in Seoul due to heavy rainfall in recent hours.

The rains have collapsed the drainage systems of one of the cleanest cities in the world. Damage is reported in emblematic buildings and at least 2000 affected vehicles.

The authorities declare that they have been the worst rains in 80 years. Residents recount the events with fear, comparing them to a horror movie.

The floods in South Korea have already affected nearly 50 cities and towns of the country, a fact that has not been lived since 1942.