WATCH – INSANE Cold weather batters Mt Washington making it the coldest place on earth

Mt Washington - Image Cory Knowlton /

INSANE COLD WEATHER has battered Mt Washington in the state of New Hampshire in the United States, making it the coldest place on earth on Friday.

Videos posted online on Saturday, February 4 shows wind speeds of 120 mph (193 km/h) winds accompanied by extreme cold temperatures that saw the thermometer fall to -109 degrees Fahrenheit (-73 degrees celsius).

Mount Washington, the highest peak in the United States at 6,288.2 ft (1,916.6 m) is known for its erratic weather having recorded record wind speeds not associated with a tornado of 231 miles per hour (372 km/h) at the summit. 

The mountain is situated some 3 hours, 170 miles (273 km) north of Boston.

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