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Heat continues in Gwangju-Jeonnam

광주·전남 일주일째 폭염 특보…오늘 밤까지 더위 계속

Heat continues in Gwangju-Jeonnam

 

Sweltering summer heat continues over Gwangju and Jeollanamdo for more than a week while most parts of the region are under the impact of heat wave alerts.

 

According to the Gwangju Regional Meteorological Administration on Sunday, daytime highs reached 36.8 degrees Celsius in Gwangjus Poongam, 36.4 in Najus Dado and 36.1 in Gokseongs Oakgwa.

 

The weather agency forecast the heat to take a step back from later Monday as the seasons 8th typhoon Francisco approaches.

 

Last week, from July 28th to August 3rd, a total of 56 patients in the region suffered from heat related illnesses.

 

A weather agency official advised people to pay extra precaution to health care as the heat wave will continue to dominate the region for a while.

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