Good morning. It was hot and sunny in the capital in the afternoon, and southern provinces especially those in Gyeongsang-do Province will notice highs soaring above 30 degrees Celsius this afternoon. A breezy comfortable start for most regions.
Central regions and parts of Gyeongsangbuk-do Province will see passing rain from the morning and late afternoon. The rest of the country will see passing rain along with thunder and lightning which won't be enough to ease the dryness in the air.
Morning lows are 2 to 7 degrees higher than the same time yesterday in most areas. The capital region and Chungcheongnam-do Province will have bad air quality all day.
Highs in central regions will be similar to slightly lower while southern provinces will have warmer highs today, Daegu at 31 degrees, Gwangju at 29.
Heat and dry air remains across Korea, wildfire and drought concerns are rising as drier and windier conditions intensify.
With that, here's a look at the weather conditions around the world.