January 11, 2018 13:03
The coldest temperatures so far this winter will grip the entire country on Thursday and Friday, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration.
Morning lows in Seoul dropped to -13 degrees Celsius on Thursday, five degrees lower than the previous day, and are expected to to reach -15 degrees on Friday.
The wind chill effect will bring down temperatures below -20 degrees. Daytimes highs will hover at -7 degrees on Thursday and -6 degrees on Friday.
The KMA said that the cold snap is the most biting weather in early January since 2013.
"Temperatures will return to normal on Saturday," the KMA forecast.
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