Do you feel like hiding under multiple layers of your blanket during winters? If 10 degree Celsius sounds daunting, can you imagine how people survive in the coldest village of the world where the temperature drops to almost -62 degree Celsius? The temperature in Oymyakon in Siberia has dipped tremendously, and the photos that have surfaced on the Internet will astonish you.
Such is the case that even eyelashes are freezing as people struggle to survive even after covering themselves in thickly fur double coats. Taking to social media, many people shared pictures of the frozen icicles around their eyelashes. According to the Daily Mail, the village has only about 500 people.
While a digital thermometer was installed in the village last year, it stopped working after recording a temperature of -62 degrees Celsius. It is also said that one villager in Oymyakon went on to record a temperature of -67 degrees Celsius, and others agreed that the official readings did not tell the full story, The Sun reported. Many also said that even though the climatic conditions were pretty extreme in the village, people tried not to let it hamper their daily routine. Check out these pictures captured in the icy cold weather.
However, this isn’t the first time something like this has gone viral. Earlier too, a Chinese boy’s photo created a buzz on social media after the little one arrived from school with a frozen face and hair.
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While such an extreme weather brings in a lot of difficulties for people belonging to that area, there are some positive aspects to it as well — remember the mesmerising freezing bubbles and the hot water freezing experiment?