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Flooding in Gyeongju, South Korea.

Flooding in Gyeongju, South Korea.

It’s so important for the people of South Korea to pay attention to the information provided by their government regarding weather updates and vocate the areas that are going to be most affected by the powerful typhoon (“Typhoon batters South Korea, forcing thousands to flee,” Sept.6, Gulf Today website).

According to the report, Typhoon Hinnamnor grazed the resort island of Jeju and made landfall near the mainland port of Busan in the morning and was moving northeast toward the sea with winds of up to 144 kilometres (89 miles) per hour.

South Korean officials put the nation on alert about potential damages from flooding, landslides and tidal waves unleashed by Hinnamnor, which came just weeks after heavy rains in the region around the capital Seoul caused flooding that killed at least 14 people.

The world is facing a huge crisis due to climate change. Heavy monsoon rains and floods have wreaked havoc around the world. Thousands of people have lost their precious lives facing heavy rain and floods.

Hasnain Khawaja,
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