Chinese national dies in South Korea's 'heaviest rain in 80 years'

At least eight people have died, and six others are missing after Seoul and its surrounding regions were pounded by heavy rain on August 8 that local media described as "the heaviest in 80 years."

China Media Group has learned via the Chinese Embassy that one Chinese national was killed in a landslide triggered by the rainfall.

Five deaths were reported in Seoul and three in neighboring Gyeonggi Province.

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