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DPRK Hit by Heavy Rain

Pyongyang, July 13 (KCNA) — Some areas of the DPRK were hit by a torrential rain under the influence of the typhoon No. 3 passing through Korea.

According to Kim Won Chun, vice-director of the Central Meteorological Institute under the Hydrometeorological Service, there was a lot of rain across the country between 09 on July 10 and 06 on July 11. The precipitation in the Kosong area of Kangwon Province was 198 millimeters. In particular it witnessed 133 millimeters of rainfall between 18 and 21 on the 10th.

From the dawn of July 12 it started to rain again after a short suspension and gradually turned into downpour in the eastern and western coastal areas. For three hours from 06 that day, it rained 51, 42, 50 and 52 millimeters respectively in Pyongyang, Kumchon and Thosan of North Hwanghae Province and Maengsan of South Phyongan Province.

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