The U.S., particularly the Midwest, is feeling the effects of a historic cold front, which is being described as the chilliest air to hit the country in a generation.
Experts predict that Chicago and Minneapolis could see lows of minus 50 and minus 60 degrees (minus 45.6 and minus 51 Celsius), respectively, on Wednesday. Wisconsin’s Gov. Tony Evers has already declared a state of emergency.
But in some cities around the world, these frigid temperatures are nothing out of the ordinary during winter. Here are seven of the coldest cities on the planet, where residents have learned to adapt to freezing conditions