The fine dust will move to many southern parts of the country on Tuesday, including Busan, Ulsan and parts of South Gyeongsang Province, while levels in other regions are projected to go down to “average.”
The temperature on Monday morning plunged to 5-14 degrees Celsius, slightly colder than average for this time of year, but daytime highs will rebound to 19-22 C in the afternoon. The wide daily temperature ranges will continue for a while, the Korea Meteorological Administration said.
The weather agency advised residents in Korea to take extra care to prevent fires, as sunny skies across the country will bring dry air.
By Park Ju-young (firstname.lastname@example.org)