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Hail caused damage to crops in parts of northern Gyeongsangbuk-do in South Korea

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South Korea
Environmental Issue
May 24, 2022
From Yna
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On the afternoon of the 24th, hail fell in some areas in northern Gyeongsangbuk-do, causing damage to crops. According to the city of Andong, hail began to pour over Gilan-myeon around 4:40 pm and lasted for over 30 minutes. Resident A said, "Suddenly hail fell, and we had to evacuate inside the building." In particular, a lot of hail fell in Gusu-ri, Baebang-ri, and Goran-ri, causing damage to crops large and small, such as dented apple fruits or torn red pepper leaves. Andong City estimates that 400 hectares of apple orchards and 2 hectares of red pepper fields were damaged in this area, and additional damage is being reported by farmers. At the same time, hail fell in neighboring areas such as Yeongyang, Bonghwa, and Cheongsong, and damage to crops was reported. yongmin@yna.co.kr Report on Kakao Talk okjebo
(Andong = Yonhap News) Reporter Kim Yong-min = On the afternoon of the 24th, hail fell in some areas in northern Gyeongsangbuk-do, causing damage to crops. According to Andong City, around 4:40 pm, hail began to pour over Gilan-myeon and lasted for over 30 minutes. Resident A said, "Suddenly hail fell, and we had to evacuate inside the building." In particular, a lot of hail fell in Gusu-ri, Baebang-ri, and Goran-ri, causing damage to crops large and small, such as dented apple fruits or torn red pepper leaves. Andong City estimates that 400 hectares of apple orchards and 2 hectares of red pepper fields were damaged in this area, and additional damage is being reported by farmers. At the same time, hail fell in ...
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