The ‘tropical nights phenomenon’ was in effect again last night in Busan and Gyeongnam.
The nighttime temperature in the area has been at least 25 degrees for the past three nights in Busan, Gimhae and Yangsan.
Temperatures will become much higher in the afternoon with heat warnings being expanded to all parts of Busan and Gyeongnam.
Heat warnings have been issued around the southern region everyday since Thursday.
The Korean Meteorological Administration forecasts that the heat wave will continue until the at least next week and has advised people to take good care of their health during the hot afternoons.
Temperatures are expected to be in the low 30s everyday with the heat index rising to around 36’C with the humidity.