Extreme weather

The Wall Street Journal Korea blog has some dramatic photos of the landslides in Seoul: http://on.wsj.com/oGb1E2 #, as does the Chosun Ilbo, including the above of the Umyeonsan landslide. An amateur video of the same landslide is below. Keywords: General post tags: Extreme weather

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Bridge of National Defense collapses into Nakdong River

by Philip Gowman 27 June 2011
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‘Bridge of National Defense’ Collapses into Nakdong River – reportedly due the Four Rivers project. The Marmot has a timely feature on some of these historic bridges: http://bit.ly/kHg19s. Photo above from Joongang Ilbo # Keywords: General post tags: Extreme weather | Korean War

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Chuseok floods in Gwanghwamun

by Philip Gowman 24 September 2010
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Best wishes for Chuseok everyone #. Above, flash floods in Gwanghwamun on 21 September, when 10cm of rain was falling in an hour in downtown Seoul. Keywords: General post tags: Extreme weather | Gwanghwamun

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