Sweltering Summer Solstice with monsoon rain on Jeju
Updated: 2022-06-21 08:05:46 KST
Good morning. It's the Summer Solstice today and those of us in the capital area need to brace ourselves for the hottest day of the season so far, Daegu will have another blistering day with a heat wave warning in place.
A monsoon front that's been dropping rain on Jeju this morning will take a break in the afternoon while passing rain is in store for parts of Gangwon-do and Jeolla-do Provinces.
Meanwhile, Goheung in Jeollanam-do Province, where South Korea's first homegrown space rocket Nuri will take off this afternoon, is seeing cloudy skies with light winds.
Back to today's heat, Daejeon, Daegu and Gwangju will go up to 35 degrees Celsius. Chuncheon at 34 degrees.
Heat will subside with the monsoon forecast to move up further north, dropping rain nationwide on Thursday and Friday.
With that, here's a look at the weather conditions around the world.