The South Korean capital, Seoul, is facing floods. At least nine people are dead, and seven are missing in and around Seoul after the city witnessed the heaviest rains in more than 100 years.
Unfortunately, more rain was forecasted for Wednesday. Still, the downpours on Monday and Tuesday submerged some streets and buildings, trapping people in flooded apartments and stranding cars.
Even the Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasures Headquarters said that at least five people died in Seoul as of Wednesday morning, as well as in the Gyeonggi province and one in the Gangwon province, seven are still missing, and mostly seventeen people have been injured due to the record break rains and floods.
According to the Korean Meteorological Administration, the accumulated rainfall in Seoul since midnight on Monday stood at 525 mm as of 7 am on Wednesday. In the neighborhood Yangpyeong county, total rainfall hit 532.5 mm.
While the rescue operations are going on, Seoul is facing floods due to climate change.