Numerous car accidents occurred over the weekend in Gangwon after up to 60 centimeters (24 inches) of snow fell in the mountainous region.
Freezing temperatures were to descend on Seoul and Gyeonggi Monday and Tuesday, as Gangwon braced for heavy snowfall. The temperature in Seoul, Gyeonggi and Gangwon will drop below negative 10 degrees Celsius…
Don’t go to Gangwon this weekend. The national weather agency has strongly advised the public not to travel to the northeastern province from Saturday to Monday due to the possibility of heavy snow.
According to the Korea Meteorological Administration on Wednesday, temperatures will be 5 to 10 degrees Celsius higher than in previous years through Friday
Fine dust levels will remain high for at least a couple of more days, the KMA said, adding that the pollutants were flying in from China and remaining above Korea due to weak winds.
Buildings and farming facilities were damaged, roads were closed and flights were canceled as heavy snow pounded the country’s southern regions over Christmas weekend.
Korea witnessed the coldest day of the season on Friday, with the morning low plummeting to minus 13.6 Celsius in Seoul, the state weather agency said.
Temperatures will soon dip to the lowest of the season in the greater Seoul area as snow clouds recede.
Korea is set for some brief respite from the frigid weather with temperatures set to increase from today.
Heavy snowfall caused delays and cancellations of dozens of flights Sunday, mostly in the southern resort island of Jeju.