Unexpectedly heavy snow on Monday and Tuesday trapped hundreds of vehicles and caused heavy traffic and accidents, resulting in one death and dozens more injured.
Gyeongbok Palace in central Seoul is covered with snow Tuesday morning. The Korea Meteorological Administration forecast that the latest cold spell will continue through Thursday.
Cars remain in an outdoor parking lot at an apartment complex in Seoul Thursday morning as residents eschew driving in favor of public transport after overnight snowfall.
Workers unload calcium chloride on snowplow trucks in Jongno District, central Seoul, Wednesday to prepare for heavy snowfall as forecast by the weather agency.
Inflation came in below 1 percent for the fourth consecutive month, though the price of food rose quickly.
Snow plough trucks clear snow piled on the road in Yangyang County, Gangwon, on Monday after a heavy snowfall warning was issued in the area.
Most of Korea is expected to see some 3 to 10 centimeters (1.2 to 3.9 inches) of heavy snow by Monday morning, the weather agency said, sparking concerns of rush-hour mayhem.
Heavy snow overnight and freezing temperatures caused commuting mayhem during Seoul’s rush hour Thursday morning — even under the city’s roads. “The doors to the subway froze so they had trouble opening and closing them,” an office worker told...
Mount Halla on Jeju Island is blanketed in snow Tuesday. The Korea Meteorological Administration predicted temperatures as low as minus 11 degrees Celsius (12.2 degrees Fahrenheit) in Seoul Wednesday morning.
Seoul residents woke up to the season’s first snow Sunday morning, which blanketed much of the capital area and central part of the peninsula.