Cherry Blossoms Mark Arrival of Spring in South Korea

Blooms of cherry blossoms marked the beginning of Spring in South Korea on March 27.

This video, posted to Facebook by Julie Vergel, shows trees bearing the pink flowers lining the road in the southeastern city of Daegu.

According to reports, Korea’s Meteorological Agency said the bloom in the nation’s capital Seoul was the earliest appearance of cherry blossoms on record.

Festivals associated with the appearance of the seasonal flowers have been largely called off in city due to the coronavirus pandemic, reports said. Credit: Julie Vergel via Storyful