it rains a lot in Honam, rain damage is getting bigger. A landslide in Damyang, Jeollanam-do, a woman in her 70s was buried and killed, and a low-lying village was flooded and residents were isolated.
Reporter Min Kyung-ho on the report.
landslide occurred in Mujeong-myeon, Damyang-gun, Jeollanam-do, around 4:10 am today (8th).
At that time, when a very strong rain of 57mm per hour fell in the Damyang area, the soil was poured over the house on the hillside, and the fire department was working on rescue considering that two people were staying in the house at the time.
At about 1 am, 73 guests of the pension were temporarily isolated due to a landslide in Yongeong, Gurye, Jeollanam-do, and were rescued by the fire department.
At the same time, in Bongsan-myeon, Damyang, an 8-year-old girl, who had left a house flooded with heavy rain and moved to an evacuation shelter, was swept away by swollen water, and fire departments searched for it.
Around 5 am, a fire broke out in a house in Geumseong-myeon, Damyang, and a 71-year-old Mr. A was found dead. Police and fire departments believe that the fire started when the power pole fell in a heavy rain.
In Gwangju alone, 138 cases of residential inundation and 24 cases of inundation of agricultural land were reported, and 148 reports of damage caused by heavy rains in Jeonbuk are also leading to isolation and inundation.
While heavy rain warnings in Gwangju, Jeonbuk, and parts of Jeollanam-do are still being maintained, flood warnings have been issued in Gwangju Geungrak Bridge, Jeonju Samrye Bridge, Misagyo Bridge, and Dongbok Dam in Hwasun, Jeonnam.
In 16 cities and provinces nationwide excluding Jeju, the highest level of warnings for landslide crisis has been issued.
Two people buried in Damyang landslide... 'Severe' warning of landslides in 16 cities and provinces nationwide
With a lot of rain falling in Honam, the rain damage is getting bigger and bigger. A landslide in Damyang, Jeollanam-do, a woman in her 70s was buried and killed, and a low-lying village was flooded and residents were isolated. Reporter Min Kyung-ho on the report.