[바로간다] “It can tumble wherever”. The mountain powering our dwelling is risky!

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When significant rain falls, not only flood injury, but also human lifestyle and property harm prompted by landslides is enormous.

Landslides have also happened below and there through this large rain.

We have dealt with the chance of landslides which is escalating because of to climate alter.

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On the night time of the 8th the weighty rain began to pour.

Cars in an condominium parking good deal in Guro-gu, Seoul quickly bump into each other and are pushed.

The shipping driver standing at the front door is terrified and evacuates.

The landslide hit the condominium making on the mountain behind Gaeungsan.

[피해 아파트 주민]
“It sounded good. It was the initially time I heard it, so ah, in this article and there, the axle collapsed (I imagined)”

Astonished people run out with out a bag, and in the midst of a crisis, they enable each individual other evacuate.

3 residences on the 2nd and 3rd flooring of the flat were being promptly strike by large piles of dust and stones, but luckily there ended up no main injuries.

Nevertheless, the vehicles in the first floor automobile park ended up actually scrapped.

I went up the mountain.

This is exactly where the 1st landslide began.

The landslide started from the highway that prospects to the best of the mountain.

At the close of this highway, as you can see, there is a navy facility that is no lengthier in use.

A landslide brought about by major rains on the mountain where the armed service foundation is.

It is equivalent to the landslide of Mt. Umyeon in Seoul which brought on significant harm in 2011.

[김민식/한국산림과학기술연구소장]
“The military base has been formulated, and I imagine the very first landslide begun in the embankment (earthen pile) element of the approach road likely up.

Not just right here.

At a higher university in Dongjak-gu, Seoul, the mountain collapsed powering him and strike the back door.

Due to the fact there had been no college students, there had been no casualties, but a dizzying 11 such landslides transpired in Seoul by itself through the heavy rain.

27 areas collapsed in Gyeonggi-do, and 69 landslides happened across the state.

At dawn on the 8th, trees and earth abruptly poured down in front of a cafe in a village near Namhansanseong Fortress in Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do.

It was a modest valley wherever generally not much h2o flowed, but a sudden hefty rain caused a landslide, and the village was isolated for around 10 hrs.

Residents say they failed to know there would be a landslide below.

[박재영/경기도 광주시]
“I’ve by no means experienced an overflow of h2o considering that I was a child, and I did not hope it to be this large from a landslide.”

If the depth of heavy rainfall turns into more powerful because of to weather transform, a lot more mountains are probable to experience landslides than they do right now.

[김민식/한국산림과학기술연구소장]
“When the each day rainfall breaks a report like it is now, there are warnings like this that it can collapse everywhere in the mountains (many are coming out).”

Alongside with climate improve, enhancement functions about mountains maximize the damage brought on by landslides.

In truth, if you look at the area close to Gaeungsan where the landslide occurred this time as a result of the land deal with map, you can see many locations marked in pink about the mountain due to the fact the 1980s.

Urbanization implies that environmentally friendly or agricultural land has been produced.

A thorough investigation of the landslide risk location and active preventive actions are the only countermeasures against the risk of landslides.

In addition, it appears that there is a need to have to decrease the improvement of mountainous spots and carefully evaluation landslide possibility components in advance even if there is enhancement action.

This is Kim Min-wook from MBC Information.

Video commentary: Lee Kwan-ho / Movie enhancing: Yang Hong-seok

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