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Heavy Rainfall Observed in DPRK
Pyongyang, July 14 (KCNA) -- Much rainfall is hitting most areas of the DPRK from July 12, due to the low pressure moving towards the northern part of the West Sea of Korea and the effect of the seasonal rainy front.

In particular, heavy rainfall including downpour has been observed in North and South Hwanghae provinces and Kaesong Municipality.

Among the areas with record of more than 100 mm of rainfall from 6 a.m. on July 13 to 9 a.m. on July 14 are Haeju City (135 mm), Yonan County (118 mm), Pongchon County (115 mm), Chongdan County (106 mm) and Ongjin County (101 mm) of South Hwanghae Province, Kaesong Municipality (117 mm) and Jangphung County (113 mm) of the municipality and Phyongsan County (109 mm) of North Hwanghae Province.

37 mm and 43 mm of rainfall were observed respectively in Yonan and Chongdan counties of South Hwanghae Province for one hour and over 50 mm of rainfall in Sinwon and Paechon counties and Kaephung District of Kaesong Municipality for three hours.

According to weather experts, more than 70-150 mm of rainfall is anticipated in North Hamgyong Province and Rason Municipality on July 14.

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