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South Korea: Rain causes floods and landslides

August 27, 2014 - 7:12am


Heavy rain in the southeast region of South Korea has caused flooding and landslides, leaving at least one dead, Bloomberg reported citing Yonhap News.

A school in Busan was flooded, while landslides demolished a senior citizens' center.

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co. had to stop operations at one of its nuclear reactors as rain leaked into a water-intake facility, said spokeswoman Choi Si Ye. Bad weather led to some flights in the region being cancelled.

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