At least a dozen people have been killed over the weekend due to storms with heavy rains and landslides in South Korea.

At least a dozen people have been killed over the weekend due to storms with heavy rains and landslides in South Korea.

Between Saturday and Monday night, 12 people died and 13 went missing, according to local media reports, citing the emergency management agency on Monday.

The regions around Seoul and central South Korea were hit hardest by the storms.

In the city of Pyeongtaek, south of Seoul, a temporary building, belonging to a semiconductor factory was destroyed by a landslide, killing three, the news agency Yonhap reported.


In the province of Gyeonggi, a family of three was killed after their house was destroyed by a mudslide.

On Sunday night, the authorities reported six people dead and another eight missing due to floods and landslides after heavy rains.

The authorities expect the heavy rains to continue for another few days as the summer rainy season in South Korea continues.

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