Summer Ending with Long Week of Rain


August 19, 2021 09:39

Summer is coming to an end in Korea this weekend with scattered showers on Friday turning into heavier rains all through next week.

Already on Thursday and Friday afternoon, some inland areas will be hit by thunderstorms, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration.

Up to 60 mm of showers are expected in Gyeonggi Province, Chungcheong provinces, Jeolla provinces and Gyeongsang provinces.

Commuters walk in the rain in Seoul on Thursday. /Newsis

The rain will only intensify on Saturday beginning in southern parts and Jeju Island in the morning and spreading to the entire country in the afternoon.

The rain will persist for at least five days throughout the country.

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