25 Shocking Images Reveal How Brutal The Asian Winter In 2016 Is

25 Shocking Images Reveal How Brutal The Asian Winter In 2016 Is

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Winter is over only when it is over! Mind you.

Winter had devastated New York city and while it is yet to recover, the whole Asia is shivering in its grips.

Many places that haven’t seen snow in a century had witnessed the brutal winter. The drop in temperature is phenomenal. The heartbreaking thing is that many people lost lives to this monster winter season.

The images below are from across Asia and they are so shocking. Six months back if somebody had told this would happen to these places, it would have been taken for a joke. But the harsh truth is that this winter is unbearable.

This is the new normal in most of the airports   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-0

The airports are abandoned   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-11

There are no more runways   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-18

When will these planes be back in service?   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-19

Stranded travellers sleep at Jeju airport   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-20

Stranded travellers sit beneath a makeshift tent created using baggage trolleys at Jeju airport   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-21

Flight services are delayed indefinitely   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-22

People visit Tai Mo Shan peak in Hong Kong as temperatures fell to a record low   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-23

Residents enjoy the snow from their balconies in Panyu, Guangdong province   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-24

Snow fell in the downtown area on Saturday (Jan 23) for the first time in nearly two decades. 377 flights at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport were canceled and 178 flights were delayed because of the snowfall   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-1

Members of the public brave the cold in the Tsim Sha Tsui district of Hong Kong   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-2

A women wrapped in a blanket on a viewing deck next to Victoria Harbour in the Tsim Sha Tsui district of Hong Kong   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-3

A hiker walks uphill on icy grass under sub-zero temperatures at Tai Mo Shan, the highest mountain in Hong Kong, China January 24, 2016   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-4

A hiker poses with a thermometer under sub-zero temperatures at Tai Mo Shan, the highest mountain in Hong Kong   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-5

Ice is seen at the back of a car under sub-zero temperatures at Tai Mo Shan   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-6

Hikers are covered with ice under sub-zero temperatures at Tai Mo Shan, the highest mountain in Hong Kong, China January 24, 2016   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-7

Much of China shivered Saturday as a teeth-chattering cold snap broke decades-old records   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-8

Snow fell in some parts for the first time in years, cancelling flights and forcing many indoors   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-9

An orange alert was issued across the country as forecasts predicted eye-watering lows of -41 Celsius in some parts, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) said   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-10

Neighbouring Mohe in Heilongjiang province didn’t fare much better with the mercury expected to dip to -39 C   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-12

The NMC said temperatures would not peak above the freezing mark in most parts of the country, with the exception of a few spots in the south   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-13

More than 100 flights were cancelled in the southeast metropolis of Chongqing as snow blanketed the city for the first time in 20 years, airport authorities told AFP   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-14

Bright sunshine bathed the capital Beijing where skies were clear blue, but the bright conditions brought little respite as thermometers dipped to -17°C in the morning   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-15

In the mountainous areas on the outskirts of the city, temperatures plummeted to an eye-watering -29.8 C   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-16

That’s a horrible winter Asia had suffered in a Century   25-shocking-images-reveal-how-brutal-the-asian-winter-in-2016-is-17

If you observe closely, it is evident that most of these regions never witnessed snowfall or low temperatures in a Century. This is clearly an extreme weather condition? What triggered it? Geo-Engineering? Global Warming?

What do you think about this?

Image Credits: Asia One News
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