Vacationers cool themselves off at Haeundae Beach in Busan on Tuesday, as a heat wave advisory was issued for the region.
Beachgoers roam around Jeju's Hyeopjae Beach on Monday as a heat wave scorches the southern island. The same day, torrential rainfall soaked Korea's central region.
International students try samgyetang, a traditional chicken soup with ginseng, at an event to celebrate Chobok, the first day of the year’s hottest season according to the Korean calendar, at Hansung University in central Seoul, Monday.
Philip Morris Korea Managing Director Paik Young-jay reaffirmed the cigarette maker's goal to achieve a smoke-free future, appealing for a more scientific approach towards heat-not-burn cigarettes.
Models show off fans at the Lotte Department Store branch in Jung District, central Seoul, on Monday. As the country faces a heat wave, the department store is selling various types of popular fans at discounted prices.
Air-conditioning units, on an outer wall of a high-rising building in Seoul, spew hot air on Monday as daytime temperature reached 35 degrees Celsius (95 Fahrenheit) in Seoul.
SK Energy has developed a system that can automatically clean oil refinery heat exchangers, a time consuming and potentially dangerous process that is normally done manually.
People stand under shade of trees to avoid direct sunlight at Seoul Plaza in front of Seoul City Hall on Monday during the heat of the day.
Customers crowd into a shopping mall in Seoul on Sunday to avoid the rising humidity and heat. People increasingly escaping into shopping malls is raising concerns as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases continues to grow by double digits.
Air shimmers over a street in Yeouido, western Seoul, on Tuesday when a heat wave advisory was issued across the nation as the mercury hit 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit).