Seoul Sees “Two Months” of Rain in Half a Day, Killing at Least 8

Record-shattering rainfall in Seoul, South Korea overnight Monday killed at least eight people and — according to scientists — offered further evidence that the planet is in the midst of a climate disaster. According to The New York Times, “Three of the dead, two sisters in their 40s and a 13-year-old girl, were found early Tuesday as emergency workers pumped out the water that had flooded their semi-basement home in southern Seoul.” “Another was a municipal employee, apparently electrocuted while removing a tree that had fallen onto a sidewalk,” the Times reported, citing local authorities. “In addition to the eight…

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