Many trees and roads in Sa Pa are blanketed by thick snowfall in a photo taken on December 15, 2013.
Rare snowfall in Sa Pa, a town in the northern province of Lao Cai, Vietnam had attracted lots of tourist to the tourist destination. Anyway the snow has also caused serious damage to the farms around the area. The Nui Xe Station said that it began snowing at around 9a.m. on Dec 15, 2013. Many roads and trees have been blanketed by 5 to 10cm thick snow. According to the Lao Cai Hydro-meteorological Forecasting Centre, another cold spell is expected to hit the province in the coming days.