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Stronger heat, higher humidity on Jungbok Updated: 2019-07-22 08:30:41 KST

Good morning. A heavy rain warning has been lifted, but those of you on Jeju or in other southern parts of the country will still need an umbrella as southern provinces will see passing showers in the afternoon.

Meanwhile, the heat will get more intense. Not to mention today is Jungbok, the middle of the hottest part of summer in Korea. Living up to the term, a heat wave advisory is in place for much of the peninsula.

Daily highs will range from 29 to 34 degrees. One popular dish to eat on Jungbok is samgyetang, a soup made with chicken and ginseng to help you cope with the heat.

Many of us will feel uncomfortable in the afternoon, high humidity will be no help.
Drink plenty of water and try to avoid unnecessary outdoor activities during the day.

A Monsoonal front will bring showers to central regions in the middle of this week, bringing relief from the scorching heat.

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