October 01, 2020

North Korea issues warnings on potential flood at the basin of Taedong River

North Korea released water from a dam near inter-Korean border without notifying South Korea: unification ministry

Updated at 11:00 KST (Aug. 6) to include comments made Thursday by South Korea's unification minister on the North's releasing water from a dam on the border.

North Korea issued an alert for potential flooding from Thursday to Friday for areas surrounding the Taedong River, the Ryesong River and Kumya Lake, the country's state-run Rodong Sinmun newspaper reported on Wednesday.