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Heavy rain moves to southern parts of S. Korea while recovery work continues nationwide Updated: 2022-08-11 16:43:04 KST

We begin our coverage tonight with torrential rain that batters the country for days.
Substantial damage has been reported in Chungcheong-do and Jeollabuk-do provinces as the heavy rain has moved south from the capital region.
Restoration and recovery work is underway across the country.
Shin Ha-young starts us off.

South Korea's Chungcheong-do and Jeollabuk-do provinces are now under the heavy rain that devastated Seoul and the surrounding capital area earlier this week.
According to the Chungcheongbuk-do Province Disaster and Safety Management Office on Thursday, there have been a total 1-hundred-84 incidents of damage reported.
30 homes and buildings are flooded and 17 cars are submerged.
The situation in Jeollabuk-do Province isn't much different, where - at one point - 70 millimeters of rain fell per hour.
About 20 roads are blocked while homes and buildings are flooded.
But there's more to come.
The National Institute of Forest Science forecasts that there will be up to 200 millimeters of rain in Chungcheong-do, Jeollabuk-do and Gyeongsangbuk-do provinces until Friday.
Meanwhile, as of Thursday, the death toll from this adverse weather has reached 11 in Seoul, Gyeonggi-do and Gangwon-do provinces, with eight still missing.
Nationwide, over 5,3-hundred people have been displaced from their homes and forced to seek temporary shelter.
The city of Seoul announced Thursday that it will support its autonomous districts with disaster management funds to help repair flood damage.
The city also reports that most of the road that were damaged have been repaired.
The same day, the country's Prime Minister Han Duck-soo held a meeting with relevant authorities to check the progress being made.
There, officials reported that about 92 percent of what was seen as needing urgent repair has been dealt with.
The government will also support the military who are carrying out much of the recovery work by deploying more troops and equipment, while the Korea Forest Service has promised to provide 13 helicopters to help with rescue efforts and to deliver relief supplies
Shin Ha-young, Arirang News.
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