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Temperature drops to minus 42 degrees in Xinjiang

2010-01-21 08:41:15 GMT2010-01-21 16:41:15 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on Jan. 20, 2010 shows a snow-covered building in Fuyun County of Altay Region, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Temperature there dropped to minus 42 degrees centigrade on Wednesday as the northern areas in Xinjiang suffering from the worst snow in 60 years. (Xinhua/Shen Qiao)

A nomadic woman of Kazakh ethnic group walks in cold weather in Fuyun County of Altay Region, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Jan. 20, 2010. Temperature there dropped to minus 42 degrees centigrade on Wednesday as the northern areas in Xinjiang suffering from the worst snow in 60 years. (Xinhua/Shen Qiao)

A nomad drives sheep back to sheepfold in Fuyun County of Altay Region, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Jan. 20, 2010. Temperature there dropped to minus 42 degrees centigrade on Wednesday as the northern areas in Xinjiang suffering from the worst snow in 60 years. (Xinhua/Shen Qiao)

A shepherd of Kazakh ethnic group feeds lambs in Fuyun County of Altay Region, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Jan. 20, 2010. Temperature there dropped to minus 42 degrees centigrade on Wednesday as the northern areas in Xinjiang suffering from the worst snow in 60 years. (Xinhua Photo)

Nomads of Kazakh ethnic group transport food by horse in Fuyun County of Altay Region, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Jan. 20, 2010. Temperature there dropped to minus 42 degrees centigrade on Wednesday as the northern areas in Xinjiang suffering from the worst snow in 60 years. (Xinhua/Shen Qiao)

Temperature there dropped to minus 42 degrees centigrade on Wednesday as the northern areas in Xinjiang suffering from the worst snow in 60 years.

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