Menu Content
Go Top


2 More Missing due to Heavy Downpour, Death Toll Remains at 14

Written: 2022-08-14 13:29:30Updated: 2022-08-14 14:24:22

2 More Missing due to Heavy Downpour, Death Toll Remains at 14

Photo : YONHAP News

Two more people are missing due to this week's heavy rains, raising the number of unaccounted for to six while the death toll remains at 14.

According to the Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasures Headquarters, two people were reported missing, including a man in his 50s, at a stream in Buyeo County, South Chungcheong Province, at around 1:40 a.m. on Sunday.

Rescue workers only found their vehicle at around 3 a.m. and are continuing to search for the two people.

As of 11 a.m. Sunday, about 19-hundred people have been displaced as their homes were destroyed or flooded, while about 56-hundred people had to evacuate temporarily.

Six-thousand-286 private facilities and 906 public facilities were reported damaged, while more than one-thousand hectares of farmland were flooded. A total of 229 landslides have been reported so far.

Editor's Pick


This website uses cookies and other technology to enhance quality of service. Continuous usage of the website will be considered as giving consent to the application of such technology and the policy of KBS. For further details >