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Heavy rain in parts of Gangwon-do, heat advisory Updated: 2019-08-07 10:04:05 KST

Good afternoon. Typhoon Francisco has been downgraded to a tropical depression, but the storm did bring heavy showers to Gangwon-do Province with up to 100 millimeters expected through this evening.

About the heat, what a sizzling day we had in Seoul yesterday, but we'll get relief some slight relief from the heat today. However, heat alerts are in place for most western parts of the country and Jeju Island and they could expand to more areas as the day goes on.

Jeju and Seoul will get up to 32 degrees, higher daily highs for southern parts of the country.

We'll still have heat for next few days or so but Thursday will already mark Ipchu, the beginning of autumn on East Asian calendars. Also the weather agency predicts we won't have any more major heatwaves for the rest of the summer.

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