Thousands of chickens and ducks killed and washed away

13-08-2007 | Updated on 07-02 | |

In South Korea, thousands of ducks and chickens have died due to the heavy rains.

About 65,000 ducks and chickens have drowned in the recent week due to heavy floods that have hit the area. Some 177 hectares of crops have also been completely destroyed.
The worst damage was seen in the north western province of Gyeonggi, where dozens of houses and businesses were hit by flash flooding.
Forecasters warned of continued torrential rain in the southern provinces of Gyeongnam and Jeolla in the days ahead.