In recent days, many countries around the world as well as Asia have suffered from harsh weather with low temperatures accompanied by cold winds and heavy snowfall. On the morning of January 23, the temperature measured in Seoul city dropped to minus 21.7 degrees as the latest cold wave continued to cover Korea.
The highest temperature in Korea is forecast to range from minus 9 degrees Celsius to 1 degree Celsius
According to the Korea Meteorological Agency (KMA), this cold spell is expected to continue to freeze the entire country, keeping daytime temperatures below freezing in most areas in Seoul, while neighboring cities Nearby, Icheon and Suwon will also suffer from a similar cold spell.
In addition, the cold weather accompanied by heavy snow also had a significant impact on the lives of people here when it caused a total of 97 domestic and international flights to and from Jeju to stop operating as of 7:00 a.m. am (local time). Previously, on January 22, South Korea also recorded 35 canceled flights while another 200 flights were delayed on the southern resort island due to heavy snowfall.
Many areas in Seoul recorded heavy snowfall, rivers and lakes froze, creating a rare scene
Ice-covered rocks along the Han River in Seoul on the coldest day of the season, January 23
Daegwallyeong Pass in Gangneung, Gangwon Province covered with snow
Buildings lose steam due to heating systems in downtown Seoul
Low temperatures force people to wear many layers of clothing
A person huddled walking in the snow in Seoul
Source: Yonhap News