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The weekend under sizzling weather Updated: 2019-08-09 16:40:19 KST

This could be the hottest weekend of the year, with temperatures expected to soar past 35 degrees Celsius.

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

Related health and safety ministries are urging the public to take all adequate measures to endure sizzling temperatures as nearly the entire nation is under heatwave warnings.

The current heatwave could come to a sizzling peak coinciding with sporadic showers and thunderstorms in parts of Gyeonggi-do and Gangwon-do provinces tomorrow.
In the meantime, the rest of the nation will mainly be under mostly sunny skies on Saturday.

The capital and the rest of the nation will have a hotter start of the day with, Seoul, Daejeon, Busan and Jeju kicking off Saturday morning at 26 degrees Celsius.

Brace yourselves for another scorching afternoon tomorrow,
especially if you are in the capital as the mercury is expected to soar up to 37 degrees Celsius.
Conversely, the southern regions are looking more bearable with highs in the low thirties.

Meanwhile, typhoon Lekima is heading northwards.
According to the forecast, it will indirectly affect the nation by bringing rain on Jeju Island tomorrow and to the rest of the nation by Monday.

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