In South Korea from extreme heat at least 29 people were killed and more than 2.3 thousand people were injured. This publication reports “Xinhua” with reference to data from the Center for control and prevention of diseases of the Republic of Korea.
“Due to prolonged hot weather from may 20 to July 31 in the country killed 29 people”, – stated in the message.
It is reported that only the heat affected more than 2.3 thousand people.
It is also noted that in many South Korean cities, the temperature set a new historical record. In Seoul, the temperature reached 39.6 degrees. And in the County of hongcheon-gun the air temperature reached 41 degrees.