FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Heavy rain is continuing in South Korea, but it has already devastated parts of the country.
According to Reuters, parts of South Korea have seen 44 consecutive days of rain.
That's the longest monsoon the country has seen since 2013.
In the central region, the longest monsoon season was 49 days.
On Friday, President Moon Jae-in declared 7 cities and counties in central South Korea as special disaster zones.
At least 18 people have died due to the heavy rain and flooding, The Korea Herald said.
More rain will likely bring new floods and landslides to the country.
Seoul typically sees the most rain in August, according to Korea Meteorological Administration.
That's when 348.0 mm falls, which is about 13.70 inches.
Rain is expected to continue over the weekend.