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Capital expecting heavy downpours tonight Updated: 2019-07-31 16:37:44 KST

The capital had a gloomy day today with on and off showers while the southern regions were under baking hot weather.

For more details, let's turn to our Michelle Park at the weather center, Michelle?

The rain has stopped apart from a few drizzles at the moment in the capital, however it's expected to turn heavy as we move into the evening.
Until Thursday morning, Seoul, Gyeonggi-do and parts of Gangwon-do provinces will likely receive between 20 to 70 millimeters of rain.
There's also a chance of sudden downpours and thunder and lightning.

By noon tomorrow, the rain clouds will clear up.
But the surrounding places such as Beijing and Pyeongyang will see thunderstorms.
The cloudy skies over South Korea won't relieve us from the scorching heat.

And the southern regions continue to be under heatwave warnings, in fact, alerts are intensifying across more areas.

We are also experiencing tropical nights as most of the temperatures aren't dropping below 25 degrees Celsius.

Seoul will have a hotter day tomorrow at 30 degrees, whereas the southern regions continue to be stinging hot, with Daegu and Gyeongju seeing the highest reading at 35 degrees.

The weather outlook shows that we are in for hotter days.
By next week, Seoul's daily highs are expected to reach into the mid-thirties as well.

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