28 Jul '11, 6pm

Let's pray for South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military warned Thursday that buried land mines may have slid down mountains eroded by flooding rains this week as the death toll from the torrential downpours rose to at least 57. Massive rainfall since Tuesday has severely disrupted life in Seoul — which has more than 10 million people — and surrounding areas, submerging streets filled with idled cars, flooding subway stations and forcing businesses to shut. The rain stopped or decreased Thursday, but more was forecast until Friday morning. At least 57 people have died due to rain-induced landslides, flooding and accidents related to the preciptation, officials said. At least 12 people were confirmed missing. The Korea Meteorological Administration said that Wednesday's rainfall in Seoul of 12 inches (301.5 millimeters) was the biggest one-day amount in the capital since 1998 and t...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/flooding-rains-may-shifted-skore...

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