The strongest cold wave in decades is currently sweeping across China.
As a result some fishing boats got trapped in sea ice in a port at Xikou Village in Yantai City, East China’s Shandong province, on January 26, 2016. Watch these incredible images.
Due to the strong cold wave, sea ice appeared around the Yantai sea area and affected the maritime transportation.
Most parts of mainland China experienced their coldest weather in decades over last weekend.
The southern city of Guangzhou, which has a humid subtropical climate, saw snow for the first time since 1967 on Sunday.
The cold killed four strawberry farmers who died of carbon monoxide poisoning when they turned up the heat in a greenhouse in Anhui province in the east.
The cold spell coincided with the beginning of the 40-day travel rush for the Lunar New Year, which is on Feb. 8 this year, disrupting cars, flights and trains.
More than 11,000 passengers were stranded at Kunming airport in southern Yunnan province.
Temperatures in central and eastern China were 6 to 8 degrees lower than average.
In overall, the unusual cold weather in eastern Asia killed at least 65 people, disrupted transportation and brought the first snow to a subtropical city in southern China in almost 50 years.