Record Snow Paralyzes Seoul
S. Korean capital weathers biggest snowstorm in 70 years
By Jane Yager,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 4, 2010 5:54 AM CST
Vehicles in parking area are all covered with heavy snow in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Jan. 4, 2010.   (AP Photo/ Hwang Kwang-mo)
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(Newser) – Seoul residents are facing paralyzed traffic and canceled flights after the heaviest snowfall in more than 70 years dumped 10 inches on the South Korean capital today. Gimpo International Airport canceled 224 flights before resuming service this afternoon, AP reports. China and Japan are also coping with snowstorms, with an eight-inch snowfall near the Great Wall of China and a heavy snow blanket on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.

 

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