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Jeonnam with 2 people dead, 130 residences flooded, GyeongJeon(경전) line train stops operation

전남 2명 사망·주택 130동 침수, 경전선 열차 운행 중단

Jeonnam with 2 people dead, 130 residences flooded, GyeongJeon(경전) line train stops operation

 

 

The Jeonnam region had a maximum of 500mm of rainfall over two days. As a result, there were floods causing 2 death and hundreds of people displaced from flood homes.

 

As of the 6th, there was a heavy rain warning issued across the Jeonnam region where 524mm of rainfall was recorded until 2pm in the Haenam(해남) Hyeonsan(현산) area.

 

Due to the heavy downpour, there was a landslide that occurred in the morning in GwangYang(광양) City in JinSangMyeon(진상면) Township.

 

There were 2 residences buried, and 9 hours of rescue operations were conducted by the fire authorities. However, a female in her 80s was found dead.

 

Also, Haenam(해남) County in the Samsan(삼산) Township had flooded residences in the early dawn leaving 5 family members isolated. Among them, 1 female in her 60s died as well.

 

In the meantime, part of the GyeongJeon(경전) Line train stopped and shortened operations due to the heavy downpour as well.

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