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Asia shivers, slips, slides in record low temperatures

Unusual cold snap causes deaths, flight cancellations and chaos over weekend

The snow-covered coast in the city of Rongcheng, in eastern China's Shandong province. In China, 24 weather stations around the country recorded all-time low temperatures between Friday and Sunday.

Hong Kong

SNOW, sleet and icy winds across Asia caused deaths, flight cancellations and chaos over the weekend as areas used to basking in balmier climates struggled with record-low temperatures.

Weather-related deaths were reported in Japan and Taiwan, with hundreds of flights