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Heavy Snow Expected to Hit Central Region

Write: 2021-01-17 14:10:01Update: 2021-01-17 14:29:48

Heavy Snow Expected to Hit Central Region

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Heavy snow is expected to hit parts of the nation Sunday and Monday, with preliminary advisories issued for the capital region and inland areas of the southern and central regions.

The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) forecast up to or more than 15 centimeters of heavy snow for the western parts of Gangwon Province and ten centimeters for eastern Gyeonggi Province, northern parts of North Chungcheong Province and eastern inland areas of North Jeolla Province.

Other parts of Gyeonggi and the Chungcheong Provinces, the greater Seoul area, and the Gyeongsang Provinces are expected to receive up to seven centimeters of snow through Monday afternoon.

Inland areas are likely to see heavy snowfall during morning rush hours on Monday.

Morning lows across the nation are forecast to fall to minus eight degrees Celsius to zero on Monday, up four to eight degrees from Sunday.

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