First heat wave warning of year issued for SeoulUpdated: 2014-08-01 15:07:05 (KST)
The heat is on here in Korea.
The nation's weather service issued its first heat wave warning of the year for Seoul earlier this afternoon, with the mercury in some areas like the district of Seocho-gu topping 34 degrees Celsius.
Other regions aren't faring any better.
Some areas in the capital's surrounding Gyeonggi-do province got as high as 35 degrees today.
The KMA has advised people to stay inside if possible and to drink plenty of water.
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