Heavy Precipitation in Seoul
[Mayor Park Won Soon’s Hope Journal 229]

Yeongdeungpo experienced the highest precipitation in Seoul today
(August 6), with 66 mm of rain falling in a short time. Even now, it is
raining heavily (40 mm per hour) throughout the city. The Disaster &
Safety Countermeasure Headquarters at Seoul Metropolitan Government
issued a Phase-1 emergency warning as of 1:25pm. The general public is
also advised to take all necessary precautions.

○ Sections closed to traffic: Cheonggyecheon (Stream) –
Gosanjagyo (Bridge) (from 11:00am); Roads passing over Bulwangcheon
(Stream), under Jeungsangyo (Bridge) (from 1:30pm)

○ Drainage support provided: 27 places
※ Predicted additional precipitation today: 10~19 mm by 6:00pm