Freezing conditions hit Chinese New Year travel
Published on Jan 19, 2011
Freezing conditions in southern China are threatening to throw thousands of Chinese travellers’ New Year travel plans into chaos. The country’s National Meteorological Center forecast yesterday that the southern Chinese provinces of Guizhou, Yunnan and Hunan could expect heavy snowfall this week. Rail services in Sichuan province have already beenaffected by heavy snow and ice on the tracks, while the Beijing-Kunming Expressway was forced to close for three hours on Sunday.
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