South Korea’s worst flood in 9 years

China News Agency Seoul on August 12, South Korea’s heavy rain caused serious floods. As of August 12, the rainy season in Central South Korea has lasted for 50 days, setting a record of “the longest rainy season”. < / P > < p > SRC = photo by Zeng Nai of China News Agency SRC = on August 8, many footpaths, driveways and parking lots were flooded in Hanjiang Park in Panpu, Seoul. Several days of torrential rain caused the water level of the Hanjiang River in Seoul, South Korea to soar, flooding some roads and parks nearby. Photo by Zeng Nai, China News Agency / < / P > < p > on August 8, many footpaths, driveways and parking lots were flooded in Hanjiang Park in Panpu, Seoul. Several days of torrential rain caused the water level of the Hanjiang River in Seoul, South Korea to soar, flooding some roads and parks nearby. Photo by Zeng Nai of China News Agency < / P > < p > the central region of South Korea has been raining continuously since June 24, and rainstorms have occurred in many places since August. As of the 12th, 33 people died and more than 7500 people were affected by the rainstorm, according to the central disaster safety response headquarters. This is the worst flood in South Korea in the past nine years. < / P > < p > affected by rainfall and dam flood discharge, the water level of Hanjiang River surged, resulting in the paralysis of many main roads in Seoul. In recent days, we have seen in Tongque bridge and Panpu bridge in Seoul that the down lane and parking lot of the bridge have been flooded, and road signs and trees have been washed down by rain. Seoul’s Panpu Hanjiang Park was closed, and amusement facilities and benches were soaked in water. < / P > < p > in South and North quanluo roads, many cattle farms were flooded, and “cattle jumped on the roof to avoid flood” once became a hot online search. In the Korean Korean demilitarized zone, heavy rain caused many iron fences to be washed away, and several mines washed away by heavy rain were also found in Tieyuan County, Jiangyuan road. < / P > < p > this year, the rainy season in South Korea not only lasts for a long time, but also will end the latest. Before that, the longest duration of the rainy season was 49 days, and the latest ending date was August 10, 1987. South Korea’s meteorological department said that global climate change has led to high temperatures in the Arctic, resulting in a longer rainy season in Mei. Seoul, Gyeonggi do and other places are expected to experience heavy rainfall this week.