Record cold snap grips Korea for second day

Record cold snap grips Korea for second day
February 2, 2012

Freezing weather across Korea burst water meters and disrupted a transport line as the country grappled with an unusually severe cold spell on Thursday.

Temperatures fell to minus 17 C, a 55-year low for February weather, in Seoul and to the lowest level since meteorological records began in some regions of the country in the morning, the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) said.

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Korea: Extreme Cold Temperatures Nation-wide on Lunar New Year

Extreme Cold Temperatures Nation-wide on Lunar New Year
January 23, 2012

It is the first day of the Lunar New Year here in Korea.

If you’re planning to head out or stay outdoors today, make sure you’re ready for bone-chilling weather conditons, because the whole country is under extremely cold temperatures this morning, with most of Korea either under cold wave watches and warnings!

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Korea: East coast blanketed after record snowfall

East coast blanketed after record snowfall

A record snowfall almost paralyzed city life on Korea’s east coast over the weekend, as officials and soldiers struggled to restore normal life.

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