Inflation in August hit its highest level since the pandemic started, though it remained below 1 percent. Vegetable prices rose rapidly because of the heavy rains while the price of jeonse, or long-term rental deposits, also increased.
The longest-ever rainy season has taken a heavy toll on human lives and properties. More losses are likely as a typhoon is arriving on Korean shores Monday. Authorities must do their utmost to minimize damages and at the same...
Korea's major business groups are providing donations to support relief efforts for those affected by recent heavy rainfall, industry insiders said Monday.
A civic group Sunday called on the local government to take responsibility for the death of three people last week after an underpass was flooded in the southern port city of Busan during heavy rainfall, calling it a man-made disaster.
A man appreciates the clean, blue sky from an observatory on Mount Namsan in Seoul on Sunday after heavy rainfall earlier in the weekend. Another rainy front will move northward on Monday afternoon, the weather agency forecast.
Local government officials set cordon off an area in Gwangju, on Monday, as a stream floods after heavy rainfall. About 200 millimeters of rain pounded South Korea's southern regions on Monday, leaving several people dead and...
Record rains pounded Korea’s eastern coast from Monday to early Tuesday morning, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA).