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S. Korea to see heavy rainfall in central part of country for three days straight Updated: 2022-06-29 05:07:10 KST

It's going to be a tough few days here in South Korea.
We're expecting to see up to 300 millimeters of rain pound the central part of the country until Thursday.
This is where most of the population is located as it includes Gangwon-do Province, Chungcheong-do Province andthe greater capital region.

"Here in Seoul, it's been raining on and off.
But overnight, we're expecting to see so much rain that by Wednesday morningwe will see water come up to at least 30 cm off the ground.
That means we'll have to walk with water coming up to here."

On top of heavy rainwe're also expecting strong winds.
As of Tuesday afternoon, the country has already issued strong wind advisories across the nation.
Seoraksan Mountain in Gangwon-do Province saw wind speeds of 35.4 meters a second.
Enough to cause violent destruction.
In the capital regionwind speeds were recorded at 20 meters per secondbreaking down trees and streetlights.

The Korea Meteorological Administration says this is due to the growing air pressure gap from winds flowing in from the north and the south.
With the monsoon rain belt quickly moving souththe country is going to be under heavy rainfall for the next few days.
Which is why weather analysts are advising extra caution.

"We're expecting to see most of the rain at nightthe hardest time for us to take any sort of measures. We suggest that people should stay indoors and make sure they have an emergency contact list at hand. We're also asking vacationers near the coast or mountains to be aware of flooding or landslides."

While rainfall will continue throughout the week, southern regions on the other hand, will see temperatures run high.
Shin Ye-eun, Arirang News.
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