Have a merry white Christmas on the roof of Vietnam

By Chien Nguyen, Vy An   December 19, 2017 | 11:14 am GMT+7

An icy grip took hold of Fansipan, the highest mountain in Indochina, on Monday night.

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Snow and frost cover Fansipan as temperatures in the country’s north hit zero on Monday night. Photos by VnExpress/Chien Nguyen

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Standing at 3,143 meters (10,311 feet), Fansipan is the highest mountain in Indochina.

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Visitors to Fansipan, around a 15 minute walk from the center of Sa Pa, have been amazed by the frosty spectacle.

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The frozen jungle seen from the mountain top

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A snowy Christmas tree at the summit of the mountain.

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Weather reports say Vietnam’s northern region is going through its coldest days of the year.

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The icy cold is forecast to last through Wednesday.

This video shows parts of Fansipan frozen early on October 31:

 
 
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