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Cold fronts sweep across China

Freezing rain and sleet hit Guizhou

Due to the flow of strong cold air, many regions of Guizhou Province were hit by freezing rain and sleet recently. Workers of road administrative department started to scatter skidproof sands on the frozen road in Tongren area.Full story

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Snowstorm chaos in China

The worst hit area, Tianjin, a city neighbouring Beijing with a population of 10 million, saw all of its flights cancelled at Tianjin Binhai International Airport.

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Freezing rain and sleet hit Guizhou

2009-01-08 07:48:35 GMT Xinhua English Workers scatter sands on an ice-covered road in Tujia-Miao Autonomous County of Yinjiang, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Jan. 7, 2009.

Snow back in central, southern regions

2009-01-08 02:11:37 GMT China Daily SHANGHAI: Heavy snow has returned to large parts of central and southern China, which were hit by killer storms last year, over the past two days.

Cold fronts to continue southward

2008-12-23 09:56:22 GMT China Daily The cold front that began on Friday has hit 16 provinces and regions, and is continuing to head south, the China Meteorological Administration (CMA) said Monday.

Freezing weather grips much of China as cold wave moves south

2008-12-22 11:30:29 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, Dec. 22 (Xinhua) -- Freezing weather kept a grip on much of China on Monday and moved south, the result of a cold wave that came from Inner Mongolia over the weekend.

Cold fronts sweep across the country

2008-12-22 06:25:47 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, Dec. 22 -- Strong cold fronts swept across most parts of the country, causing heavy snowfall in some areas and plunging the mercury on winter solstice day yesterday.

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Ice slush washed down Yellow River in Shandong

2008-12-24 04:01:34 GMT China Daily People watched ice and slush floating on the Yellow River at the Jinan section in Jinan, east China's Shandong province, December 23, 2008.

Freezing weather grips much of China

2008-12-24 01:53:58 GMT China Daily A man walks under electricity cables covered in icicles in Wuhan, Hubei province December 24, 2008. The temperatures in some areas of the province have fallen to -4 C.

Heavy snowfall hits parts of China, temperature down sharply

2008-12-22 11:10:58 GMT Xinhua English A man drives motorcycle in snow on a street in Yantai city, east China's Shandong Province, Dec. 21, 2008.

Snowstorm chaos in China

2008-12-22 06:15:58 GMT SINA English The worst hit area, Tianjin, a city neighbouring Beijing with a population of 10 million, saw all of its flights cancelled at Tianjin Binhai International Airport. The extreme snowstorm has also cut off highways and railways in and out of the city.

Heavy snowfall hits N China's Tianjin

2008-12-21 09:53:48 GMT Xinhua English A heavy snowfall hit north China's Tianjin Saturday night, Dec 21, 2008. A cold front from the Baikal Lake swept southward and brought strong winds and a temperature slump to most parts of the country over the last two days.