At least five dead in South Korea flash floods

In a photo taken on 25 August, 2014, South Korean rescue workers attempt to secure a bus submerged by floodwaters in the south-eastern town of Changwon A bus was washed away by floods, killing one and leaving four more people missing

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Flash floods brought on by heavy rain in southern South Korea have killed at least five people, officials say.

One person was killed and four others are missing after a bus was swept away by floods near the southern city of Changwon, Yonhap news agency reported.

In Busan, South Korea's second-largest city, four people were killed after heavy rain battered parts of the city.

Victims included two people who drowned in their car after driving through a submerged city underpass.

An engineer is also believed to be missing after checking basement power lines in a flooded building.

In a photo taken on 25 August, 2014, South Korean rescue workers attempt to secure a bus submerged by floodwaters in the south-eastern town of Changwon More rain is forecast for the south of the country, weather officials say

Monday's heavy rain also disrupted train services in Busan, and a nuclear power plant was forced to halt operations after a cooling facility became flooded, AFP news agency reported.

Weather officials said that more heavy rain was forecast.

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