Good morning. Brace for the hottest temperatures of the season for central regions today. Highs will go well above 30 degrees Celsius this afternoon under sunny skies.
Very strong UV rays across much of the country, so drink plenty of water and try to limit outdoor activities during the hottest parts of the day which is 11 am to 3 pm and wear plenty of sunblock.
Morning temperatures are similar to but slightly higher than the same time yesterday, Seoul, Daejeon and Gwangju beginning the day at 20 degrees Celsius.
Highs will easily surpass 30 degrees in most regions, Daegu and Gwangju will get up to 32 degrees, Chuncheon topping out at 31 degrees. Jeju could see sporadic rain during the day.
Early searing summer heat will be short lived with rain in the forecast from tomorrow night into Friday afternoon.
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