In North and South Korea flood

On North Korea attacked the powerful showers

July 13, 2013. In the DPRK, as a result of flooding caused by heavy rains killed two people. Most rain — from 200 to 400 millimeters — fell in the central areas of the country. Powerful rainstorms hit the capital of North Korea, the city of Suncheon and Anju. As a result of the disaster more than 700 people have lost their homes, 1.7 thousand hectares of farmland were under water.

In line with the forecasts of local weather forecasters, on Sunday, July 14, the DPRK will be held again, heavy rains, and on the east and west coasts of the country will collapse hurricane-force winds, according to ITAR-TASS.

According to official figures, in the summer of 2012 in North Korea typhoons and floods have killed more than 300 people, 600 people in the country were injured. Then seriously injured and Kechhonsky Tokchhonsky coal mining complexes. due to the failure of the equipment have a big problem with coal mining. In the fuel and energy balance of the DPRK coal's share exceeds 80 percent.

Source: Lead


In South Korea, the flood claimed the lives of two people

July 14, 2013. In South Korea, heavy rains have passed in the last day, led to flooding and destruction of roads. As a result of floods, killing two people. This RIA Novosti reported.

"Up to 282 millimeters of rain fell in the past day in the northern part of Gyeonggi Province. Per hour — from 06:00 to 07:00 Sunday — received 100 millimeters of rain in the area Enchon on the border with North Korea. As a result of floods killed 57-year-old man and 38-year-old woman, choking in the water flow, "- said in a statement.

According to local media, flooded at least 44 homes, many sections of road trails destroyed or closed due to the danger of destruction. The city Namyanchzhu northeast of Seoul landslide on the two-story house. Fortunately, the residents managed to get out of the building.

The Ministry of Defense reported that a total of combat the effects of the elements mobilized 64 military units.

Source: Ukrinform

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