Unseasonable snow in March
This is the first time in four years for Seoul to have snow at the end of March. Seoul had 2.8 centimeter-thick snow this time around and it is the first time in 34 years for the city to have snow more than 2 centimeters since March 22, 1976 (4.8 centimeter).
The Korea Meteorological Administration forecasted that snow and rain in central regions of the Korean Peninsula will end late night while southern regions will have a rainfall until today late afternoon. Up to 5 centimeter-thick snow will fall in Seoul, Gyeonggi and Gwangwon areas until dawn today and South Chungcheong area will have 1 centimeter-thick snow, the state-run weather agency said yesterday.