South Korea: Due to heavy rains in South Korea, 47 people have died so far, 3 others missing, alert issued

South Korea Floods: Heavy rains have caused havoc in South Korea for the past several days. The rains have so far claimed 47 lives here. Fire officials were quoted by Yonhap news agency as saying that on Saturday, rescuers found the body of another person who was swept away in recent torrential rains. 

According to reports, the body of a 60-year-old man was found in Yecheon, 161 kilometers southeast of Seoul, on Saturday. At the same time, three people have not been traced so far due to landslides and floods due to heavy rains. Significantly, since the beginning of last week, South Korea has been wreaking havoc due to which normal life is disrupted.

People living in shelters 

According to reports, thousands of people are still living in shelters. Meanwhile, while issuing a warning, the State Meteorological Agency has expressed the possibility of heavy rains. In such a situation, people should get quick relief from floods and landslides.  Not looking promising.  

According to the information given by the officials, 10,570 people have had to leave their homes across the country due to the rains. In addition, 628 public buildings and 317 other private buildings have been damaged by the heavy rains.

Due to heavy rains, 28,607 houses across the country have been left in the dark as electricity has been disrupted here. According to government figures, 7,540 people have been rescued so far. 

The President has given these orders

Last week itself, the country’s President Yoon Suk Yeol had directed to speed up the relief and rescue work. In order to reduce the number of casualties, he had also ordered to mobilize all available resources.  

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