some parts of North Korea, water bombs that equated to the amount of rain to fall for a year have been pouring for days. On the Hwanggang Dam upstream of the Imjin River, the floodgates have been open for a few days, but our government yesterday (6th) expressed regret for the one-sided discharge.
Reporter Kim A-young.
is the Miryeong Gapmun power plant outside Pyongyang that oversees the waterways of the Daedong River.
There was an emergency in determining the amount of water inflow through the large water that flowed down the Daedong River, that is, the flood warning.
In some areas, such as Pyeonggang, Gangwon-do, just north of Cheorwon, more than 800mm of water bombs have been spilled.
The rain has subsided, but the reservoir and major river levels continue to rise, and flood warnings and warnings remain.
[Lee Young-Nam/Geological and Hydrological Bureau General Manager: The water level will continue to rise even after rain. (In some areas) There was a lot of rain over 800 millimeters. Almost equal to the average annual rainfall (960mm)… .] The
Hwanggang Dam, upstream of the Imjin River, continues to be discharged with water gates open for several days.
Regarding North Korea, which does not keep its promise between the two Koreas to release the information, it has publicly regretted President Moon Jae-in who visited the Gunnam Dam on the Imjin River, and the government and the ruling party expressed strong regret.
[Lee In-young/Minister of Unification: We are sorry for the unilateral discharge action. At least, we should have notified our side in advance of the discharge action… .]
However, the government decided to provide US$10 million to the North Korean vulnerable groups through the United Nations World Food Program and WFP.
North Korea, a water bomb equivalent to a year's worth... Government "Sorry for one-sided discharge"
In some parts of North Korea, water bombs that equate to the amount of rain to fall for a year have been pouring for days. At the Hwanggang Dam upstream of the Imjin River, the floodgates have been open for a few days, but our government yesterday expressed regret for the one-sided discharge.