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East Asia is seeing heavy rainfall this spring. South Korea and Japan's western regions have been swept by storms and strong winds.
In South Korea, several residential buildings have been destroyed in rockfalls caused by the storms, while more than 50 milimeters of rain an hour has fallen over six hours on Mount Hallasan on Jeju Island, a 50 year record. Heavy rain is persisting in west Japan.
Storms have dropped 150 millimeters of rain in the Kinki Region and 250 millimeters in the Shikoku Region. Japan's Meteorological Agency is warning people to stay indoors and ensure windows and doors are locked.