Republic of Korea

South Korea - Tropical Cyclone MITAG update (ECHO Daily Flash of 07 October 2019)

  • The number of deaths has risen following Tropical Cyclone MITAG's passage on 2-3 October in South Korea.

  • As of 7 October, media report 13 fatalities, 2 missing people, and 11 injured. Gyeongbuk and Gangwon provinces (eastern South Korea) are the most affected areas. Approximately 1,400 people are sheltering in evacuation camps.

  • Rain is forecast across South Korea on 7 October.