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Seoul metropolitan region to see more rainfall of 150mm...heatwave for southern areas
Updated: 2022-06-30 17:06:41 KST
Heavy downpours pounded many parts of the country overnight. The central city of Seosan in Chungcheongnam-do Province has recorded accumulations of nearly 300 millimeters. Yongin in Gyeonggi-do Province also saw heavy rainfall of over 270 millimeters. As heavy downpours lashed the capital and central regions, the Jamsu Bridge crossing the Han River in Seoul has been closed today, as water level swelled over 6 meters.

There still remains a possibility of more flooding across central regions, as the forecast calls for more heavy downpours. For the remainder of the night, Gangwon-do Province can expect about 50 to 100 millimeters. Until tomorrow, the Seoul metropolitan area, will see up to 150 millimeters of rainfall.

For southern parts of the country, where showers will taper off overnight, sweltering conditions are expected. Parts of Gyeongsangbuk-do Province will be especially hot, with heatwave warnings in place.

Morning lows in Seoul and Busan will start off at 24 degrees Celsius.

As for the daily highs, Seoul will get up to 30 degrees. Gyeongju 36. Daejeon 33 degrees.

Another round of heavy monsoon showers is in the forecast early next week.

That's all for now, and here are the weather conditions around the world.
Reporter : seungminlee@arirang.com