News story

Travel advice: Heavy rains, floods in Korea

We have received reports of heavy rains, floods and landslides affecting parts of the Korean peninsula

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


With more rain forecast in the coming days, flooding has restricted access to some highways and the transport infrastructure.

British nationals are advised to exercise caution when travelling outside, to comply with the instructions of the local authorities and to check news updates regularly.

The British Embassy in Seoul is currently operating a limited consular and business service. We ask that customers without an urgent need for consular assistance to please avoid coming to the Embassy before Monday August 1.

Published 28 July 2011