Overall Green alert Flood for South Korea
in South Korea

Event summary

Flood South Korea can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1101578
Death: 9
Displaced: 936
Countries: South Korea
From - To 07 Aug - 09 Aug


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South Korea, Early August 2022Torrential rain from 07 August caused flooding and landslides in South Korea. As of 09 August, MOIS reported 9 people died and 6 were missing. The worst affected locations are the capital Seoul, the nearby port city of Incheon, surrounding areas of Gyeonggi Province and parts of Gangwon Province. More rain was forecast.Tue 9 Aug 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (34), (2), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),