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Heavy downpour hits central regions [PHOTOS]

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Paldang floodgates open: Two people watch water being released from Paldang Dam in Hanam City, Gyeonggi Province, on Thursday after heavy rainfall. Heavy rain warnings have been issued in the metropolitan region, including Seoul. According to the Korea Meteorological Administration, torrential downpours are forecast to continue through Friday. Yonhap
Paldang floodgates open: Two people watch water being released from Paldang Dam in Hanam City, Gyeonggi Province, on Thursday after heavy rainfall. Heavy rain warnings have been issued in the metropolitan region, including Seoul. According to the Korea Meteorological Administration, torrential downpours are forecast to continue through Friday. Yonhap

Banpo Hangang Park along the Han River in Seoul is inundated as the river is swollen due to heavy rain, June 30. Yonhap
Banpo Hangang Park along the Han River in Seoul is inundated as the river is swollen due to heavy rain, June 30. Yonhap

Trails and bicycle lanes along the Tan Stream in Seongnam, south of Seoul, are submerged and closed, as weather authorities issued a heavy rain warning for the capital and its surrounding areas, June 30. Yonhap
Trails and bicycle lanes along the Tan Stream in Seongnam, south of Seoul, are submerged and closed, as weather authorities issued a heavy rain warning for the capital and its surrounding areas, June 30. Yonhap

A person crosses a bridge in downtown Seoul over Cheonggye Stream which is flooded and closed after torrential rain pounded the capital city overnight, June 30. Yonhap
A person crosses a bridge in downtown Seoul over Cheonggye Stream which is flooded and closed after torrential rain pounded the capital city overnight, June 30. Yonhap

Jamsu Bridge on the Han River in Seoul is partly inundated as torrential rain pounded the capital city overnight, raising the river's water level, June 30. Yonhap
Jamsu Bridge on the Han River in Seoul is partly inundated as torrential rain pounded the capital city overnight, raising the river's water level, June 30. Yonhap
Bahk Eun-ji ejb@koreatimes.co.kr


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