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120 people died in Taiwan over two days due to a cold wave from the Arctic.

Normally, even in winter, the video is about 15 degrees Celsius, so many houses do not have heating facilities.

This is Beijing Songwook's correspondent.


A man who was receiving medical treatment at a hospital in Taiwan suddenly collapses.

This man eventually died of a myocardial infarction, which was attributed to a cold wave.

[Taiwan Hospital Doctor: I was riding a bicycle in cold weather, but it is possible that the cold air had an adverse effect on the heart.]

Suddenly lowered temperatures resulted in deaths like this all over Taiwan.

The Taiwanese media's Bin Fruit Daily reported that 126 people were killed in two days due to a cold wave from the 7th.

Many of the fatalities are elderly people with cardiovascular disease, and it is known that they have abnormalities in blood vessels due to a cold wave.

A homeless man was also found dead in a bathroom in a building.

Due to the recent arctic cold wave that hit the northern hemisphere, temperatures in Taipei and New Taipei City in northern Taiwan have dropped below 10 degrees.

In Taiwan, the average winter temperature is 15 degrees Celsius, but there are often no heating facilities, so if the temperature suddenly drops, there are many deaths due to hypothermia.

In February 2018, 134 people died in four days due to the 10 degree weather.

Beijing City recorded the lowest temperature in 55 years as the lowest temperature dropped to -19.6 degrees Celsius on the 7th.

The Neimenggu and Heilongjiang provinces in the north of China have fallen as close to minus 50 degrees.

China's meteorological authorities predicted that the peak of this cold, caused by Arctic thaw and La Niña, has passed, but will continue to be colder than usual by mid-month.

(Video coverage: Ma Kyu, video editing: Kim Jun-hee, video source: Taiwanese People's Newspaper)