Torrential Monsoon Rains Hit Southern Korea

  • By Kim Eun-gyeong

    July 06, 2021 14:24

    Torrential rains are falling in southern parts of the country on Tuesday as the seasonal monsoon begins in full force.

    According to the Korea Meteorological Administration, up to 300 mm of rain is expected for most southern regions by late Tuesday. But in the capital region, rain will only fall in the southern part of Gyeonggi Province.

    Pedestrians wait at a traffic light in Gwangju on Tuesday. /Yonhap

    The seasonal rain front will move further south in the late afternoon but return again with redoubled force early Wednesday morning.

    Downpours will shuttle between central and southern regions all this week, the KMA predicted.

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