Apartment flooding in Gangnam due to ‘surprising heavy rain’… Suspension of subway service

‘It was literally a ‘surprise heavy rain’. It rained a lot all over the country, including Seoul and the metropolitan area. In particular, for the first time in Dongjak-gu and Guro-gu in Seoul, an emergency disaster text message called ‘extreme heavy rain’ was sent. Let’s start with the news of rain damage by connecting to the news agency.

Correspondent Song Woo-young, it rained a lot in Seoul, so apartments were flooded and the subway stopped?


In Seoul, heavy rain of up to 70mm per hour poured in, causing train service to be suspended.

In particular, an emergency disaster text message called먹튀검증 ‘extreme heavy rain’ was sent for the first time in Dongjak-gu and Yeongdeungpo-gu.

It was introduced after the torrential rain that caused great damage last summer.

If it rains more than 50 mm in an hour or 90 mm in 3 hours, the Korea Meteorological Administration will send a text message.

In Gangnam, Seoul, apartment lobbies and basements were also flooded.

Access to 26 rivers in downtown Seoul was also restricted.


Yes, it rained a lot not only in Seoul, but across the country. Were there any casualties?


Yesterday (11th) in Yeoju, Gyeonggi-do, where it rained up to 60mm per hour, there was an accident in which a man in his 70s went missing while taking a walk as the river overflowed.

It is estimated that it was washed away as a lot of water suddenly gushed while passing nearby at a point where control was not yet complete.

The fire department was dispatched after receiving a report that ‘the father who went out to exercise is not coming back’.

The man, who was found three hours after reporting, was taken to the hospital in a state of cardiac arrest, but eventually died.

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