Last night, rain was concentrated in Gangwon, Hongcheon, Inje, and Chuncheon. Even at the dawn of the year, starting with Baeknyeong-do, the rain on the west coast became thicker. As the torrential rains continued for the fifth day, 15 people died and 11 people disappeared, and over 1,500 were victims.

Reporter Min Kyung-ho reports.


I try to use a water pump in a house in Dongsong-eup, Cheorwon, Gangwon-do, and a boiler room filled with rain all night, but water rarely decreases.

During the night, the rain was concentrated in the Gangwon area.

Today (5th) at dawn, Hwachon-myeon, Hongcheon-gun, Gangwon-do recorded 47 mm per hour, and Namsan-myeon, Chuncheon-si recorded 27 mm per hour.

From 3:00 AM, strong rain of 25 mm per hour began to rain in Baengnyeongdo, Incheon.

The heavy rains that followed the central region for the fifth day resulted in three deaths per day yesterday, all counting as 15.

Eleven are still missing.

In Hongseong, South Chungcheong Province yesterday, there were accidents during the restoration process, such as a man in his 70s who had cleared the soil in front of the barn and crashed into the river with his heavy equipment.

In the metropolitan area, Gangwon, and Chungbuk, the number of displaced people has increased significantly.

The number of victims who have been counted to date is 1,587, of which about 450 have returned to their homes, but more than 1,100 have yet to return.

43 roads and underground roads and 6 rail lines are still under control, but it will take some time to fully recover.

Even if the facilities were evacuated, including 1,200 homes and 147 plastic houses, there were 4,281 cases, and 6,525 hectares of agricultural land were flooded or buried.