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  Snow in Korea and eastern China

Snow in Korea and eastern China
Image credit: Jeff Schmaltz MODIS Land Rapid Response Team, NASA GSFC

Uploader comment: A cold wave hit China in late December, 2012, bringing heavy snow and dropping temperatures all across China, eastern Russia and the Korean Peninsula. According to China Central Television, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, north China and northeast China were the regions hardest hit, with as heavy snow falling in northwest Xinjiang as temperatures dropped 8C (14.5F) as the front passed on December 26.


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