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Heavy rain, heat wave hits S. Korea

08-01-2011 09:39 BJT

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Central parts of South Korea are still suffering rainfall and a new storm is expected to bring up to 120 millimeters of rain on Monday. Meanwhile, the heat-wave in southern parts of the country is hampering relief efforts after some of the most devastating floods in history.

Torrential rainfall has hit central parts of South Korea, including the capital, Seoul.

It is forecast that the central parts of the country will receive 30 to 120 millimeters, with southern parts seeing 10 to 60 millimeters.

Local authorities have issued an immediate storm emergency alert.

Meanwhile, the south of the country has a lingering heat-wave, which has further affected local residents.

In Gyeonggi-do Tongducheon city, fridges are out of use due to the floods and food is going off.

Central parts of South Korea are still suffering rainfall
and a new storm is expected to bring up to 120 millimeters
of rain on Monday. Meanwhile, the heat-wave in southern
parts of the country is hampering relief efforts after
some of the most devastating floods in history.

He said,"The food has gone bad, and has to be thrown away, even it is very expensive."

Residents complain that life is difficult after the disaster.

Central parts of South Korea are still suffering rainfall and a new
storm is expected to bring up to 120 millimeters of rain on Monday.
Meanwhile, the heat-wave in southern parts of the country is
hampering relief efforts after some of the most devastating
floods in history.

He said, "I eat and sleep in the church, and come back to work during the day, it's very hot, and I have not had a shower until now."

Home appliances are a concern for local residents. In such hot weather, they do not know how to mend them and face a tough time.

 

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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