Coupang gave a video peek at conditions at one of its logistics centers Thursday after a labor union complained about a poor work environment and stifling hot centers.
As seawater temperatures have risen significantly due to the recent scorching heat, fish in the fish farms of the East Sea have perished en masse.
People cool themselves off under a bridge at the Cheonggyecheon, a restored stream that runs through in Jongno District, central Seoul, on Tuesday, as the scorching heat prevails.
Medical workers cool themselves off with ice at a Covid-19 testing site in Yangcheon District, western Seoul, on Thursday.
Workers take a break while enjoying popsicles under a shade at an SK apartment construction site in Incheon on Tuesday. Officials overseeing the construction say that they have taken steps to help workers beat the heat.
The government is trying to stabilize the nation’s power supply by getting nuclear reactors back into operation.
According to Korea Power Exchange on Sunday, the country's power reserve ratio, the cushion beneath its full capacity, has been around 10 percent since July 12.
According to Gmarket, in the first half of this year when compared to the same period a year earlier, home appliances rentals increased 48 percent.
Staff at the Korea Electric Power Corporation's Gyeonggi headquarters in Suwon check the electric power supply status on Wednesday as a heatwave sweeps Korea.
A heat haze shimmers in Yeouido, western Seoul, on Wednesday, as a heat wave prevails across the nation.