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Parts of Chungcheong-do to see over 300mm of rainfall until Friday as S. Korean storm moves south Updated: 2022-08-10 17:06:48 KST

Tonight, the storm and heavy rain is moving south from the capital area taking its strong winds and pounding rains to the Chungcheong-do region.
Local governments and residents are bracing for heavy downpours until Friday morning.
Our Han Seong-woo leads us off.

The dark storm clouds that devastated Seoul and the capital area with torrential rain have now moved south towards the Chungcheong-do region, where heavy rain warnings are in effect.
The storm's reportedly weakened throughout the afternoon but as of 10 AM Wednesday morning, the southern parts of the region, as well as northern Jeollabuk-do Province were seeing more than 30 millimeters of rain an hour.
The city of Daejeon, which at one point saw 60 millimeters of rain an hour, was hit the heaviest nearly 150 millimeters in total by around 11 AM followed by the neighboring areas of Yesan-gun County, Cheongju City and Taean-gun County all pounded by roughly 120 millimeters of rain.
There were no deaths reported in the area as of 4 PM but two people in Daejeon, a couple, were evacuated from their home after their yard was inundated leaving them trapped.
Meanwhile, a fallen tree had temporarily left a road in Sejong City blocked.
The Korea Meteorological Administration is forecasting strong winds, lightning and heavy rain in the region until Friday 100 to 200 millimeters of rain throughout Chungcheong-do with some places even set to see upwards of 300.

Officials have asked residents to be on alert as around 50 to 70 millimeters of heavy rainfall's been forecast until the early hours of Thursday.
Han Seong-woo, Arirang News.
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