– City hit by extreme -45 degrees Celsius temperature in north China (Reuters, Jan. 25, 2012):
Inner Mongolia, China (Reuters) City hit by extreme -45 degrees Celsius temperature in north China.
Temperatures in the city of Genhe, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, north China, reached minus 45 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, the lowest temperature since beginning of the new year.
On third day of the first Chinese Lunar month, the severe sub-zero temperatures were triggered by cold fronts sweeping the area. Before 10:30 on Wednesday morning, the visibility was reduced to 30 meters, with clouds of thick fog.
Residents stayed indoors to avoid the cold as there were less and less numbers of pedestrians and cars on roads.
– China Snow From Xinjiang to Sea Snarls Biggest Migration (Bloomberg, Jan. 23, 2012):
Snow and freezing rain continued to fall in parts of China today, disrupting travel as the first day of the Lunar New Year spurs the world’s biggest annual human migration.Snow will fall in areas south of the Yangtze River in provinces including Shaanxi, Gansu, and Henan, tapering off today, the China Meteorological Administration reported on its website. Freezing rain continued in southern Guizhou province, and yesterday travel was disrupted in Shaanxi and Hubei as well as Chongqing Municipality, the agency reported.
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