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Gwangju-Jeollanamdo take on damage from Mitag

'태풍 미탁할퀴고 간 광주·전남 잠기고 무너지고피해 속출

Gwangju-Jeollanamdo take on damage from Mitag

 

The Jeollanamdo Disaster Safety Counter Headquarters said Thursday numerous cases of damage was reported around the western and southern coastal areas of the province.

 

As of 4 p.m. on Thursday, 83 houses were flooded. 58 houses in Wando, 22 in Yeosu's Chodo, 2 in Mokpo's Samhyang and 1 in Goheung's Dohwa were damaged and 31 people had to leave their homes and evacuate.

 

Also, in Jeonnam, some 1,139ha of farm land was flooded while 1,185ha worth of crops fell.

 

14 cities and counties including Wando, Jangheung and Goheung received numerous reports on landslides and collapse of a levees.

 

16 road sections were lost in Wando, Jindo, Goheung and Bosung while a 20m-long levee was washed away in Jangheung.

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