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S. Korea nuclear reactor shut down due to heavy rainfall

Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co. Ltd. stopped operation of a 650-MW nuclear reactor due to heavy rainfall.

The Kori-2 reactor was shut down Monday because a building designed to collect seawater and cool steam from a turbine overflowed due to the rain, according to Reuters. The building was not a core part of the plant, but KHNP decided to shut it down for safety reasons.

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