There are no guided walks or trail cleaning events until September. This is due to hot and uncomfortable weather on the island.
Today’s Olle Image
“Roads?! Where we’re going we don’t need roads…” along Route 8 at Jungmun BEACH. Uploaded by News1 on August 12.
Overall it will always be HOT AND HUMID on the trail in August. It is not the best time or enjoyable time for walking. Please consider postponing until September.
JEJU TODAY, THE HEAT CONTINUES…THE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE DURING THE DAY IS 29-34 DEGREES
Sunrise and Sunset
Fine Dust (07:00 KST)
|VERY HIGH (early morning)||VERY HIGH (morning)||VERY HIGH (afternoon)|
Please refer to the Jeju Environment Protection Research Center for the local fine dust situation (http://air.jeju.go.kr/index.htm)
Air Korea (https://bit.ly/2taWZp5) has excellent maps showing the real-time influence of fine dust across the whole country.
Ultraviolet index for South Korea and Jeju Island can be checked here.
Jeju Island News
– Translated with Google Translate and edited for unclear meanings –
Traffic accident deaths in the first half of Jeju decreased by 17.9% compared to the previous year
In the first half of this year, the rate of deaths in traffic accidents in Jeju decreased by 17.9% compared to the same period last year, the fifth-highest decline among 17 cities and provinces nationwide.
According to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and the National Police Agency on the 12th, the number of traffic accident deaths in the province in the first half of this year was 32, down 7 people (17.9%) from 39 people in the same period last year.
The decrease in the number of deaths in Jeju compared to the previous year was the fifth highest after Sejong (50%), Gangwon (45.2%), Incheon (41.2%) and Chungbuk (34.6%) among 17 cities and provinces nationwide.
On the other hand, the number of deaths in traffic accidents increased in four regions, Gwangju (50%), Daejeon (9.1%), Ulsan (7.7%), and Gyeongnam (4.7%).
An official from the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs said, “We are actively pursuing measures to secure comprehensive and customized traffic safety with the relevant ministries this year.”