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.
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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