The Gyeongsang and South Jeolla provinces have received the first heat wave warnings of the year.
The warning, which was issued yesterday by the Korea Meteorological Administration, comes 11 days earlier than the first one last year.
Temperatures rose to 35.3 degrees Celsius (95.5 degrees Fahrenheit) in Milyang and 34.9 degrees Celsius in Hapcheon, both in South Gyeongsang; 33.4 degrees Celsius in Pohang, North Gyeongsang; and 33 degrees Celsius in Suncheon, South Jeolla, according to the state weather agency.
Temperatures throughout Jeollanam-do were high on the 25th: Suncheon's Hwangjeon-myeon reached 35.4, Hwasun 34.7, Gurye 34.4, Gokseong 34, Suncheon 33.4, Mokpo 29.2, and Yeosu 28.2.
If you're stuck in Suncheon and can't get to a beach, why not take a dip in the sewage plant, as advertised on the Suncheon government website last summer?
THE SEWAGE PLANT IN SUNCHEON IS BECOMING VERY POPULAR AS THE PLACE OF DABBLING IN WATER FOR CHILDREN
The playground at the wastewater treatment in Suncheon is gaining popularity among students of kindergarten.
According to the city, the number of nursery schools visiting the playground of water has increased largely because of the heat came earlier than normal. Until now, the month of July, 3500 children, over 15% compared to last year, have fun from there.
This playground of water which was founded in 2004, attracts children with a water composed of various models of characters from comics and 12 types of attraction where children can have fun with the experience by games.
The city provides that there will be more children visiting with the beginning of summer vacation and really focus on the development of equipment and management of hygiene.
In addition, the city is planning to install a small pool, slide and a fountain held after the budget hundred million won, so that more children play in safety.
The facilities such as the artificial field of sports and in-line, the learning center on water etc, are always open to the public.
If you run a search for 순천하수종말처리장 you'll see it's not what the awkwardly-rendered name suggests, but that doesn't mean it's not worth sharing anyway.