Ice and snow covered Mau Son mountain in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son in the early morning of Jan. 25 as the outdoor temperature plunged to minus 0.2 degree Celsius.

The Lang Son Provincial Hydrometeorology Forecast Centre said that the chilly weather will become even colder in the next couple of days, lowering the temperature there, especially when the night comes.

A blanket of snow and ice produced by this exceptionally cold weather has attracted the attention of local residents and visitors./.