Chinanews, August 5, according to Korean media reports, South Korea’s Central Disaster Safety Countermeasures Headquarters reported on the 5th that as of 6 am local time, heavy rains in central South Korea have caused 15 deaths and 11 missing, and the number of victims exceeded 1,500. . As the torrential rain will continue until next week, the scale of the disaster is expected to expand further.
According to reports, on the 5th, the number of public and private facilities damaged in South Korea increased by 1,323 compared with that on the 4th, totaling 4,281. The housing property losses in public facilities are relatively large, as many as 1,273. Due to changes in the statistical standards for the damaged area of farmland, the damaged area decreased slightly from the previous day to 6,525 hectares, of which 6,128 hectares of farmland were submerged by water.
In addition, 37 highways in Seoul, Chungcheongbuk-do and Gyeonggi-do are still subject to traffic control, and six railways including Chungbuk Line, Jungang Line, Taebaek Line, Yeongdong Line, Gyeonggang Line, and Hambaek Line are still in suspension. In transit.
At present, more than 48,000 civil servants, firefighters, police and volunteers have been invested in emergency repairs. The fire department rescued and evacuated 1,024 people, repaired 2,178 houses and roads and other facilities, and provided support for water supply and drainage in 853 locations.