The first ice was observed on Mt. Seorak this fall.

According to the Gangwon Regional Meteorological Administration, the temperature as of 7 a.m. today (17th) is minus 5 degrees in Daegwallyeong, minus 2.2 degrees in Cheorwon, minus 1.5 degrees in Taebaek, minus 1.1 degrees in Inje, minus 0.9 degrees in Hongcheon, and minus 0.7 degrees in Chuncheon.

At the Seoraksan Jungcheong Shelter, the first ice was observed yesterday as it fell to minus 7.1 degrees Celsius.

The first ice observation of Mt. Seorak was 11 days later than last year.

The Korea Meteorological Administration predicted, "It will be 10-15 degrees lower than yesterday morning and the wind is a little strong, so the sensible temperature will be lower and colder weather will continue until tomorrow." 

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