Authorities in North Korea have issued warnings about severe weather as a cold wave sweeps the Korean peninsula.
The poorest region of the country, the northern regions, are expected to experience temperatures below -30C, according to the state radio broadcaster.
High winds are also anticipated for coastal areas, according to state media.
Additionally, a cold wave warning has been issued for South Korea, and record-low temperatures have been recorded in northern China.
This week, temperatures in Japan are predicted to reach their lowest levels in ten years.