For the first time in twenty-four years, people in Busan are celebrating Christmas Eve with snow. Data from the Busan Meteorological Administration indicates that 1.2 cm (~0.5 inches) of snow fell. Since 1999, this was the first Christmas Eve snowfall in Busan.
Pedestrians and drivers alike should exercise extreme caution in light of the city of Busan’s recent snowfall, which has prompted warnings about slick roads and the possibility of accidents caused by icy streets.
Take a look at below tweet:
City of Busan sees snowfall on Christmas Eve for first time in 24 years https://t.co/rOU01qpXmG
— allkpop (@allkpop) December 24, 2023
As a result of the record-breaking cold wave that South Korea is currently experiencing, snow fell across the majority of the country early on Christmas Eve morning.
On December 23 KST, Jeju Island was warned of heavy snowfall, with mountainous regions expecting around 8 cm of significant snowfall. It snowed up to 5 cm in the southwest and central cities and anywhere from 1 to 3 cm in Seoul. You can also join us on our Twitter account for more updates.