Due to floods ... two rescue workers died and 5 were missing in South Korea

طقس العرب GO 2020-08-06 2020-08-06T11:59:41Z
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Due to floods ... two rescue workers died and 5 were missing in South Korea

<p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> <strong>Weather of Arabia</strong> - Two rescuers were killed and five others were missing in South Korea after their boats capsized in flood waters on Thursday, at a time when the torrential rains on the Korean Peninsula threatened new floods and landslides. </p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Parts of South Korea have seen the rains for 44 consecutive days, the longest period since 2013., according to Reuters </p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> Three rescue boats were washed away by flood waters while they were trying to free a police boat that was stuck near a dam northeast of Seoul. </p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> One body was found near the dam, while the other was recovered 20 kilometers downstream. </p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> In other areas, at least 16 people were killed and 11 were missing, while more than 1,600 people were displaced from their homes during the past few days. </p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"></p><p style=";text-align:left;direction:ltr"> <a href="https://www.arabiaweather.com/ar/content/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D8%BA%D9%8A%... rains in South Korea cause 14 deaths</a> </p>

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