PHOTOS: First Snow of Winter 2018 Hits Guangdong

By Bryan Grogan, December 10, 2018

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The weather outside is frightful, but the folks in Qingyuan seem delighted, and were presumably singing ‘let it snow, let it snow, let it snow’ this weekend as a nationwide cold front brought the first snow of the winter to Guangdong. 

Temperatures in hilly Lianzhou, a county-level city on the border of Hunan province, got as low as 0 degrees Celsius on Sunday morning according to Southern Metropolis Daily. Netizens dutifully took to the web to show off their frosted windshields, snow-covered paths and tiny makeshift snowmen.

Image via @央视新闻/Weibo

Image via @央视新闻/Weibo

How can we memorialize this day forever? Write the date on a car window, of course! Image via @央视新闻/Weibo

What to do when you don't have any carrots to make a nose for your snowman? Mandarin orange hat! Image via @央视新闻/Weibo

Elsewhere, snap happy Internet users collected some gorgeous shots of ice-covered flowers in the area:

Image via @新快报/Weibo

Image via @央视新闻/Weibo

Image via @新快报/Weibo

Image via @新快报/Weibo

While it's still early days to be declaring a white Christmas, these pictures make us feel all warm and fuzzy inside (as long as we stay perched beside our heaters, that is).

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