Cover with cold South Korea reached the lowest level in the last 10 years, the temperature minimum. In Seoul, the temperature was recorded 17.8 degrees below zero, which is slightly lower than the temperature record January 15, 2001, when the temperature dropped to minus 18.6 degrees.
The strongest cold — minus 24.3 degrees — was recorded in the area of the town Chhorvon (Gangwon Province) near the border with North Korea. Not escape the cold and the southern island resort of Jeju, where the temperature was recorded minus 3.3 degrees. According to the forecasts of meteorologists, cold in the south of the Korean Peninsula will last for about a week, according to ITAR-TASS