Prime Minister Han Duck-soo Calls for Comprehensive Measures Against Monsoon Damage

SEOUL — In response to the severe monsoon rains impacting the country, Prime Minister Han Duck-soo has called for extensive measures to mitigate the effects of the recent heavy downpours, according to his office. The relentless rainfall has resulted in widespread flooding, affecting numerous homes and roads, particularly in the southern regions of the nation.

According to Yonhap News Agency, the monsoon has already caused significant disruptions, with one person reported missing due to the floods. With forecasts predicting even heavier rainfall starting Tuesday evening, Prime Minister Han has directed all relevant ministries and local governments to intensify their monitoring of landslide-prone areas and to prepare for possible evacuations. He emphasized the importance of restricting access to high-risk zones, verifying the readiness of evacuation procedures for low-lying residences and parking structures, and ensuring efficient communication and preemptive evacuation measures for communities downstream.

Prime Minister Han Duck-soo Calls for Comprehensive Measures Against Monsoon Damage

SEOUL — In response to the severe monsoon rains impacting the country, Prime Minister Han Duck-soo has called for extensive measures to mitigate the effects of the recent heavy downpours, according to his office. The relentless rainfall has resulted in widespread flooding, affecting numerous homes and roads, particularly in the southern regions of the nation.

According to Yonhap News Agency, the monsoon has already caused significant disruptions, with one person reported missing due to the floods. With forecasts predicting even heavier rainfall starting Tuesday evening, Prime Minister Han has directed all relevant ministries and local governments to intensify their monitoring of landslide-prone areas and to prepare for possible evacuations. He emphasized the importance of restricting access to high-risk zones, verifying the readiness of evacuation procedures for low-lying residences and parking structures, and ensuring efficient communication and preemptive evacuation measures for communities downstream.

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