Santa Brings Fresh Cold Snap

  • By Kim Hyo-in

    December 24, 2018 09:24

    The mercury dropped below -10 degrees Celsius in some parts of the country on the morning of Christmas Eve.

    Morning temperatures on Monday were 2 to 3 degrees lower than average as cold air blew in from the northwest, plunging to -7 degrees in Seoul, -10 degrees in Chuncheon, Gangwon Province, -8 degrees in Daejeon, and -5 degrees in Daegu, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration.

    A tourist bundles up against the cold on Mt. Nam in Seoul on Monday. /Newsis

    The wind chill effect made it feel even colder.

    Temperatures are expected to rise briefly on Christmas morning but plummet again on Thursday.

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