16.01.11.Nakryvshaya South Korea prolonged cold streak has now reached its lowest level for the last 10 years the temperature minimum, according to the State Hydrometeorological Service. In Seoul recorded minus 17.8 degrees, which is slightly below the temperature record January 15, 2001, when the temperature dropped to minus 18.6 degrees.
However, the most severe frosts — about 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 it was recorded minus 3.3 degrees.
According to the forecasts of meteorologists, cold in the south of the Korean Peninsula will continue for about a week, according to ITAR-TASS.