While an unusually cold winter has been causing chaos around the world, the focus has been mainly on Europe and the USA. Although you can’t compare several feet of snow that’s keeping people from leaving their homes in the West, it’s surprising what a little humid snowfall can do to a city that isn’t equipped to handle sleet.

Shanghai experienced one it’s heaviest snowfalls in years and it shut down schools throughout the city. Rolls of non-slip carpets covered the Shanghai’s slipperiest paths and people were warned to stay indoors if possible or waddle like a penguin. Snow selfies took over everyone’s WeChat Moments and giggling children ran outside to build snowmen. Here’s what the snow day on January 25th 2018 looked like:

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