January 14, 2014 11:57
The cold spell that has gripped the nation is expected to linger until Wednesday, though morning lows rose to -8 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, two to three degrees higher than Monday's.
A cold air mass from Northeastern China continues to move downward, leading to frigid temperatures throughout the day, while parts of Gangwon and Gyeonggi provinces seeing mercury levels dip to below -10 degrees.
The Korea Meteorological Administration said temperatures will return to the seasonal average later on Wednesday.
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