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Power Consumption Hits Record As Heat Wave Sweeps Nation

A Korea Power Exchange official points at a graph of power consumption Wednesday as electricity consumption hit a record high of 62.48 million kilowatts Wednesday due to the heat wave that swept the nation. / Korea Times

Story: Electricity consumption hit a record high Wednesday as a heat wave continued to scorch the nation.

The heat has also killed people. Three elderly farmers working in fields in South Gyeongsang Province were found dead from heatstroke Monday, while a 22-year-old college student died during a cross-country hike.

The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) issued warnings for Seoul and Gyeonggi Province for the first time this year _ about 20 days earlier than previous years _ as the heat wave is expected to continue for the rest of the week. Seoul's midday high was almost 33 degrees Celsius.
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