Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Rain wrecks Seomjingang Train Village bridge.
Heavy rain damaged Duga Bridge (두가교) in Gokseong county's Seomjingang Train Village on Tuesday.
Gwangju, in the center of Jeollanam-do, received 87 millimeters of rain on the 17th according to the Korean Meteorological Association (기상청). According to KMA stats Yeonggwang county, northwest of Gwangju, was hit the hardest in the province, getting 99 millimeters on the 17th and 109mm on Monday. Jangheung county recorded the highest number this month, getting 120.5 mm of rain on the 10th from Typhoon Dianmu.
In better times, from Naver encyclopedia.
Additionally, here are a few pictures I took of heavy rain in Gwangju in July 2009 and in Suncheon during Typhoon Nari in 2007.