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Heatwave advisory issued for parts of Gyeongsang-do provinces Updated: 2019-05-22 16:30:27 KST

Dry and hot today, and the heat is expected to intensify toward the end of the week.

For what to expect in the coming days, let's turn to our Michelle Park at the weather center, Michelle?

Good evening guys, Seoul's mercury topped just over 26 degrees Celsius this afternoon.
As of now, portions of the Gyeongsang-do provinces,. such as Daegu, have been issued with heatwave advisories to take effect at 11 AM Thursday.
It is the second heat-related alert this year following one issued for Gwangju last week.
Dry weather alerts have also expanded to more areas along the southern coast due to the constant wind.

Jeju was issued with its first ozone alert today ever since the air pollution warning system was implemented in 2015.
There won't be too much difference tomorrow as the dome of high pressure will strengthen, enhancing the hot, sunny and dry weather pattern all across Northeast Asia.

Our morning lows are still in the mid to high teens.
Seoul kicking off at 14 degrees Celsius, while Busan and Jeju hit 18 and 19 degrees respectively.

The highs will be 2 to 8 degrees higher than the seasonal average.
Seoul rising up to 29 degrees, while Daegu and Gyeongju reach the thirties.

The heat is likely to reach its peak on Friday, and it will stay hot through the weekend before rain on Monday.

I'll leave you with the weather conditions around the world.
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