People in the following countries have a frigid start of the New Year as many places saw record low temperature in years, and even brace for snow and storm.
The National Meteorological Center said central and eastern regions could expect widespread rain or snow in the next 10 days, while temperatures in northwestern areas and regions along the Yellow and Huaihe rivers will drop. Many places across China saw snowfall from Wednesday.
Pedestrians walk on a snow-covered street in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, on Jan. 4, 2018. Many places across China saw snowfall from Wednesday. (Xinhua/Liu Jianhua)
Photo taken on Jan. 4, 2018 shows the snow-covered trees and houses at the foot of Zibai Mountain in Hanzhong City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Jan. 4, 2018. The province saw snowfall from Wednesday. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)