At least 29 people dead more than 3 million deaths of livestock vegetable prices doubled due to record breaking heat wave in South Korea
At least 29 people have died due to heatstroke in South Korea and more than 2 200 suffered heat-related conditions, as prolonged and record-breaking heatwave engulfs the country.
The Korean Meteorological Administration (KMA) said the country is undergoing an extended heat wave, with at least 15 days of temperatures over 35 °C (95 °F).
Capital Seoul recorded 39.6 °C (103.2 °F) on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, making it the hottest day the city has seen in 111 years.
The town of Hongcheon, in the northeastern province of Gangwon, recorded a record high of 41 °C (105.8 °F) on the same day, the highest temperature in South Korea since records began in 1904.