CWR recently mentioned a new all-time record low in China; other parts of Asia are also suffering under abnormally cold temperatures.
Arctic air intensified across the Korean Peninsula Tuesday morning (Jan 24), with ALL of the region’s weathers stations dropping below the freezing mark.
Seoul, South Korea’s capital, logged a finger-snapping -16C (3.2F); while in North Korea, authorities have issued ‘extreme cold’ weather alerts with the mercury set to continue to plunge, even below -30C (-22F) in the north where electricity is uncommon.
It is all part of a larger cold wave pattern that has hit Afghanistan, Russia, China, Korea, and Japan this past week.
KOAM has this headline: Afghanistan, China, Japan battle dangerous lows as record cold hits Asia showing the extent of the cold wave.