August 17, 2022

Kim Jong Un criticizes state weather forecasters

Undated on-the-spot guidance at meteorological service contains rare rebuke of public servants

Kim Jong Un can’t control the weather, but he can he do something about weather forecasters?

During a recent on-the-spot guidance session at the Hydro-Meteorological Service, the North Korean leader delivered an unusual round of criticism toward public officials in his government, stating that outdated science had led to inaccurate forecasts.