|This combined photo provided by the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) shows the first frost and freeze of the season observed in Seoul, Oct. 24. Yonhap|
Seoul observed the first frost and freeze of autumn Saturday, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA).
The temperature dropped to 3.2 degrees Celsius in the capital during the morning as a cold front swept across the country, the weather agency said.
The first frost and freeze in Seoul this fall were spotted in the morning, arriving three days and 15 days earlier than last year, respectively, as well as two days and six days earlier than the long-term average.
A wide swath of the nation was gripped by low temperatures the previous day. The cold wave is expected to gradually ease Saturday afternoon. (Yonhap)