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Gangwon Province Desperately Awaits Cold Weather

Gangwon Province Desperately Awaits Cold Weather

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Ski resorts and winter festival organizers in Gangwon Province are concerned with the unseasonably warm weather as they prepare for the start of the winter season. The Korea Meteorological Administration said the average temperature in the province between Nov. 1-21 stood at 8.6 degrees Celsius, which was 2 degrees [...]

Sales of Cold Weather Products Surge in S. Korea

Sales of Cold Weather Products Surge in S. Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Sales of cold weather products increased in South Korea apparently as more people purchased goods to keep themselves warm during various year-end events, industry data showed Monday. According to major online shopping mall Gmarket, the sales of products designed to keep people warm, such as jackets or hotpacks, surged [...]

Waters Around Songdo Central Park Freeze Amid Severe Cold Snap

Waters Around Songdo Central Park Freeze Amid Severe Cold Snap

INCHEON, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – With temperatures plunging below minus 10 degrees Celsius, the waters around Songdo Central Park have frozen. The channels surrounding the international city in Songdo , which are among the most iconic tourist spots in the region, have been completely frozen, according to aerial photos provided by the Incheon Free Economic [...]

Spectators at Roofless PyeongChang Olympic Stadium to Brave Extreme Cold

Spectators at Roofless PyeongChang Olympic Stadium to Brave Extreme Cold

SEOUL, Feb. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Around 35,000 spectators are expected to attend the Winter Olympics opening ceremony out in the cold at the roofless PyeongChang Olympic Stadium this Friday, with officials scrambling to ensure that those present are as comfortable as possible. With sub-zero temperatures continuing to grip most of the country amid a severe [...]