Pray for the flooding emergency In Seoul

39 people are dead and eight are missing in torrential rains in Seoul and the surrounding areas.

The Chosun Ilbo reports that:

  • This has been the most rainfall since Korea began gathering weather data in 1907.
  • Some 620 people are left homeless, while the power at 66,093 homes was cut off — and 720 homes are inundated.

A landslide at a mountain resort in Chuncheon killed 13 students from Inha University.

  • Pray for the families of the students.
  • Pray for safety in Chuncheon.

A landslide in Gangnam left 17 people dead.

  • Pray for the effected neighborhoods.
  • Pray for the families and friends of those killed.
  • Pray that the eight people missing will be found safe.

Swelling waters at a stream in Gyeonggi Gwangju killed six people in their homes.

  • This happened in our neighborhood!
  • Pray for the families affected.
  • Pray for housing and care for those 623 people left homeless.

More Rain is Predicted!
Another 250 mm of rainfall is forecast to fall between Thursday and Friday. High winds and thunderstorms are also expected between Thursday night and Friday morning.

The Korea Meteorological Association is also warning of more landslides.

  • Pray that God protect this nation!
  • Pray that the rainfall will stop.
  • Pray that God will have mercy, and that there will be no more flooding or landslides.
  • Pray that God will draw close to all those affected, will bring them to salvation, and help them build a new life in Him!

About jscotthusted

J. Scott Husted is a writer, educator, minister and teaching missionary currently living and working in Seoul, South Korea. He carries a passion for cultivating authentic community, the establishment of the house of prayer, the plight of children at risk around the world, and raising up a new generation of leaders with a passion for the Kingdom of God.
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One Response to Pray for the flooding emergency In Seoul

  1. Joan Massey says:

    Wow! Will certainly keep praying about this! I was concerned for the three of you as well as my friend BB Kim and his family when I heard about it… I am praising the Lord that you folks are all right!

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