China’s northernmost city of Mohe lies near the country’s border with Russia and is known as “China’s North Pole”. Photo: Xinhua
China’s northernmost city of Mohe lies near the country’s border with Russia and is known as “China’s North Pole”. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese city reports coldest day on record as temperatures plunge across country

  • Mohe in northeastern China’s Heilongjiang province hits minus 53 degrees Celsius
  • Cold snap expected to persist this week, bringing freezing weather to Yunnan province, known for its mild winters

China’s northernmost city of Mohe lies near the country’s border with Russia and is known as “China’s North Pole”. Photo: Xinhua
China’s northernmost city of Mohe lies near the country’s border with Russia and is known as “China’s North Pole”. Photo: Xinhua
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