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Nation braces to be baked under searing heat Updated: 2018-07-13 07:46:10 KST

Good morning, we only had 15 days of monsoon rain this year, that's the 2nd shortest monsoon season on record since 1973, usually we have a month long monsoon season. So that means we'll have 15 more days with scorching temperatures.

More heat and high humidity will make everyone uncomfortable all day today, and heatwave warnings are still in place.

Highs in northern regions will be in the low thirties, getting up to 32 degrees Celsius, Daegu and Gyeongju will be blistering hot at 36 degrees.

With that, let's take a look at the international weather for viewers around the world.

Heat and more heat is in store for much of South Korea while the monsoonal front will drop rain on most of North Korea.

The second surge of monsoon rain is expected to move across northern and western India this week.

In parts of Sydney, the mercury could sink to below freezing on Saturday morning.

Chicago will have a scorcher on Friday but at least the humidity will be low.

As for South America, most major cities look to have promising weather conditions.

In Britain, thunderstorms and rain are in store with the Met Office issuing a yellow weather warning for thunderstorms on Friday.

Lastly to Africa, Tripoli and Cairo will have similar daily highs as Daegu here in South Korea, but the humidity is a lot higher in Daegu.

That's the weather update for now.
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