Overall Green alert Flood
in South Korea

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1102131
Death: 37
Displaced: 8800
Countries: South Korea
From - To 13 Jul - 15 Jul


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South Korea, Mid-July 2023South Korea's Ministry of the Interior and Safety reported multiple fatalities after days of heavy rain in mid-July 2023 triggered floods and landslides. At least 9 people died after a bus became trapped in a flooded underground tunnel located in Osong, Cheongju City, capital of North Chungcheong Province. Elsewhere several people died or were missing in North Gyeongsang Province, where Yecheon County was particularly badly affected.Sun 16 Jul 2023FloodList provided by Copernicus GLOFAS
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 376 | About casualties: 47 | Last hour: 12

(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on July 19)2023-07-19T00:38+0200.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (36), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),