Articles tagged "south korea weather"

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Seoul records heaviest daily rain and warmest temperature for November, South Korea

Unseasonably heavy rains hit central regions in South Korea on Thursday, November 19, 2020, with Seoul receiving 68.2 mm (2.7 inches)-- the heaviest daily rain record for November since modern record-keeping started in 1907, according to the Korea Meteorological...

November 19, 2020

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Typhoon "Haishen" hits Japan with record gusts, makes landfall in Ulsan, South Korea

Typhoon "Haishen" lashed Japan on September 5 and 6, 2020, before making landfall in Ulsan, South Korea at around 00:00 UTC on Monday, September 7 as a Category 2 hurricane equivalent. At least 3 people have been killed, 1 in Japan and 2 in South Korea....

September 07, 2020

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Haishen becomes season's first Super Typhoon, landfall expected in South Korea

Typhoon "Haishen" underwent a rapid intensification phase on September 3, 2020, and became the first super typhoon of the 2020 Pacific typhoon season. The system is forecast to pass over the Ryukyu Islands, west of Kyushu, make landfall near Busan, South...

September 04, 2020

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Typhoon "Maysak" makes landfall near Busan, South Korea

At least one person died and more than 2 000 were displaced as powerful Typhoon "Maysak" hit South Korea, authorities said Thursday, September 3, 2020. The storm packed maximum sustained winds of 170 km/h (105 mph) at the time of landfall, knocking down...

September 03, 2020

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Typhoon "Maysak" approaching Okinawa, on its way toward the Korean Peninsula

Tropical Storm "Maysak" (known as Julian in the Philippines) formed east of the Philippines on August 28, 2020, as the 9th named storm of the 2020 Pacific typhoon season. At 19:00 UTC on August 29, the system was upgraded to typhoon and at 21:00 UTC to...

August 31, 2020

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Typhoon "Bavi" makes landfall over North Pyongan Province, North Korea

Typhoon "Bavi" made landfall over the coast of North Pyongan Province in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on August 27, 2020, with maximum sustained winds up to 120 km/h (75 mph). Bavi is the strongest storm to hit the Korean Peninsula...

August 27, 2020

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Longest monsoon in 33 years batters Korean Peninsula, leaving scores dead and 7 000 homeless

Flooding and landslides due to prolonged monsoon continue to wreak havoc across the Korean Peninsula, prompting almost 7 000 people to evacuate and leaving at least 42 dead or missing in the South as of August 9, 2020. The rainy season has been lashing the country...

August 12, 2020

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Fast-moving Typhoon "Jangmi" hits South Korea's flood-stricken region

Tropical Storm "Jangmi" formed late August 8, 2020, as the 5th named storm of the 2020 Pacific typhoon season. The system made landfall on the southern tip of Geoje Island and its remnants are now bringing heavy rain to the country's flood-stricken...

August 10, 2020

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South Korea hit by longest monsoon in 7 years, at least 26 dead or missing

More flooding and landslides have been reported in South Korea as the country suffers from its longest monsoon in seven years. At least 13 people have died and more than 1 500 have been forced to flee, while two areas were declared disaster zones after 42...

August 05, 2020

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Deadly floods hit South Korea's central and southern regions

Deadly flash floods struck South Korea's central and southern regions for the third time this month, causing at least two fatalities and hundreds of damaged properties. Torrential rains battered South Chungcheong and North Jeolla provinces, as well as Daejeon...

July 30, 2020

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Heaviest snowfall of the season hits Seoul, causing flight cancellations and traffic disruption, South Korea

Seoul received its largest daily snowfall this winter season on Monday, February 17, 2020, when up to 4.1 cm (1.6 inches) of snow fell in the South Korean capital, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA). The record came after the country felt its...

February 20, 2020

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Strong cold wave grips South Korea after warmest January on record

The strongest cold snap of the season has gripped South Korea this week, following their warmest January on record. On February 6, 2020, the capital city of Seoul recorded -11 °C (12.2 °F). The temperature was registered at 06:34 LT (February 5 at 21:34...

February 07, 2020

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Yellow dust storm descends on South Korea

A yellow dust storm has hit South Korea for the first time this season, with Seoul's PM10 over 220 micrograms per cubic meter early morning on October 29, 2019. This is over four times the level considered safe. According to the World Health Organization (WHO),...

October 29, 2019

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Nine dead as Typhoon "Mitag" slams into South Korea

At least nine people have died while several others are still missing after Typhoon "Mitag"​ hit southern and eastern regions of South Korea on October 3, 2019. The storm made landfall in Haenam on October 2, with torrential rains spawning strong winds...

October 03, 2019

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Typhoon "Mitag" about slam into South Korea, residents warned to take extra precautions against landslides and flooding

After lashing Taiwan and parts of eastern China with heavy rains and strong winds, Typhoon "Mitag" is now approaching southern South Korea. Landfall is expected around 12:00 UTC on October 2, with maximum sustained winds of 90 km/h (58 mph) and very heavy...

October 02, 2019

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Typhoon "Mitag" near Taiwan, heading toward China, South Korea and Japan

Tropical Cyclone "Mitag," known as Onyok in the Philippines, formed on September 28 while it was east of Luzon, Philippines. It soon became a Severe Tropical Storm and reached typhoon status on September 29. This is 18th named storm of the 2019 Pacific...

September 30, 2019

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Powerful Typhoon "Lingling" hits the Korean Peninsula, results in at least 3 fatalities and power disruptions

Typhoon "Lingling", one of the most intense storms to hit South Korea, hit Jeju island and passed along the country's coast on September 7, 2019, causing power disruptions and killing at least three people. The quick-moving storm headed towards North...

September 08, 2019

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Tropical Cyclone "Danas" reaches South Korea, Japan receives record July rainfall

Tropical Cyclone "Danas" reached South Korea at about 06:00 UTC today and is expected to move over the country on July 20 and 21, 2019, bringing heavy rain and strong winds to the region. Record July rainfall was already registered in parts of western...

July 20, 2019

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Record-breaking heatwave leaves 29 dead in South Korea, food prices skyrocket

At least 29 people have died due to heatstroke in South Korea and more than 2 200 suffered heat-related conditions, as prolonged and record-breaking heatwave engulfs the country. The Korean Meteorological Administration (KMA) said the country is undergoing an...

August 06, 2018

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Strongest cold wave of the season grips South Korea, -17 °C (1.4 °F) expected

According to the Korea Meteorological Agency, the strongest cold wave of the 2017/18 season began Monday, December 11, 2017, and will last throughout this week. Accompanied by strong winds, temperatures plummeted to -10 °C (14 °F) on Monday morning and are...

December 11, 2017

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South Korea enters summer rainy season, up to 180 mm (7 inches) per hour

After record-breaking rains that hit Japan this week, heavy rains are now spreading through the neighboring South Korea. The country was drenched with heavy rain today, with generally up to 50 - 60 mm (1.96 to 2.36 inches) of rain per hour and, in places, as much as...

July 08, 2017