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South Korea flood deaths cast doubt on work to prepare for extreme weather

Rescue workers take part in a search and rescue operation inside an underpass that has been submerged by a flooded river caused by torrential rain in Cheongju, South Korea, on 17th July, 2023.

Seoul, South KoreaReuters A year after South Korea vowed to step up readiness for extreme weather driven by climate change, experts say not enough work has been done even as greater volumes of sudden and torrential rains are expected in coming decades.  Forty or more people have lost their lives in less than a week […]