Good afternoon. Today is the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, and that means we are also nearly halfway through the year. In Seoul, we'll have 14 hours and 46 minutes of daylight but while the sun is in the sky, it will be hot again. Seoul will see the mercury hit 32 degrees Celsius, while Daejeon, Daegu and Gwangju will get up to 33 degrees Celsius. Note that some of inland regions in the east could see sporadic rain. In fact, a heatwave advisory has been in place since last Friday here in Seoul and elsewhere, and will remain in place for next couple of days. So be sure to drink plenty of water to stay hydrated. Thankfully, much anticipated nationwide rain is in the forecast this weekend to cool things down. With that in mind, let's take a look at the international weather for viewers around the world. It's forecast to be another dry summer day for most regions in South Korea... many regions in North Korea will have a rainy Wednesday. Major cities in Asia will see have unstable weather conditions along with thunder and lightning at times with warm highs. Meanwhile Sydney and Wellington will be under partly sunny skies with highs of 18 and 14 degrees. Heading to North America, LA, New York and Washington DC will be under partly sunny skies with highs in the thirties. As for South America, Buenos Aires will be sunny while Santiago will be cloudy with highs of 14 degrees. Taking you to Europe, major cities on the continent will have good amount of sunshine on this Wednesday. Lastly to Africa, Dakar and Addis Ababa and Dakar will have partly sunny skies with highs of 28 and 25 degrees. That's the weather update for now.
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