Korean Island Facing Worst Drought in 90 Years

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JEJU

The island of Jeju is suffering extreme drought after seeing no serious rain since June 27. A mere 0.5-19 mm of rain fell in some parts of Seogwipo briefly on Monday, but that was not enough to relieve the drought. In the whole of July, Jeju saw only 14.7 mm of rain, compared to the average rainfall of 239.9 mm for the month on the island.