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Cold weather hits N China's Inner Mongolia

2010-01-24 09:39:07 GMT2010-01-24 17:39:07 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

The wind dynamotors function well in Xilingol, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 21, 2010. Extreme cold weathers and snowstorm hit Inner Mongolia recently. The time when temperature drops under -30°C are much longer than usual at Xilingol Plateau this winter. As the local government, the police frontier defense and the PLA unit operating the emergency system quickly, the difficulties, which the blizzards brought to the herdsmen, were lightened. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

Police of the frontier defense help herdsmen to clean snow around a yurt in Xilingol, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 21, 2010. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

The herdsmen ride horses in Xilingol, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 23, 2010. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

Police of the frontier defense help herdsmen to move the forage grass in Xilingol, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 21, 2010. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

The herdsmen work in Xilingol, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 24, 2010. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

Extreme cold weathers and snowstorm hit Inner Mongolia recently. The time when temperature drops under -30°C are much longer than usual at Xilingol Plateau this winter. As the local government, the police frontier defense and the PLA unit operating the emergency system quickly, the difficulties, which the blizzards brought to the herdsmen, were lightened.

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