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Snow plagues North, South China

Heavy snow coming to southern China

Trees in front of a poster are covered by snow in Hefei, capital of East China's Hefei province, November 16, 2009. Full story


Beijing embraces first snowfall

The first snowfall for the winter season fell on the Chinese capital early Sunday morning, November 1, 2009.


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Freeze is causing power outages

2009-11-19 00:42:36 GMT China Daily Unusually cold weather and the resulting soaring energy consumption for heating have caused power outages and shortages of natural gas in parts of central and eastern China.

Snowstorm creates havoc in Nanjing

2009-11-18 01:43:05 GMT Global Times The snowstorm that swept the capital of Jiangsu Province in recent days continued to be a challenge for the city's emergency response services on Tuesday.

Snowstorms wreak havoc in east, central China provinces

2009-11-17 15:54:55 GMT Xinhua English HEFEI, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- Heavy snows have wreaked havoc in east China's Anhui Province since Sunday, inflicting direct economic losses of 690 million yuan (101 million U.S. dollars).

C China city suspends gas supply to companies amid heavy snow

2009-11-17 11:05:18 GMT Xinhua English WUHAN, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- Central China city Wuhan cut off natural gas supply to another 20 companies on Tuesday due to increasing energy demand amid heavy snow, adding the number of affected firms to 76.

Heavy snow coming to southern China

2009-11-17 00:19:22 GMT China Daily Heavy snow blanketed Anhui and Hubei provinces Monday, cutting off power to some villages and blocking roads. Meanwhile, more snow is expected to cover the south in the coming three days.

Second snowfall in Beijing

2009-11-10 03:22:23 GMT Second snowfall in Beijing.

Snowstorms affect over one mln people in China

2009-11-16 17:28:09 GMT Xinhua English HEFEI/WUHAN, Nov. 16 (Xinhua) -- Heavy snow has affected more than one million people in eastern and central China Monday, damaging crops and delaying air travel.

Planes delayed because of heavy snow in Xi'an

2009-11-12 09:02:00 GMT Xinhua English More than 80 flights were delayed and over 10,000 passengers were stranded at Xianyang International Airport in Xi'an, capital of northwest Shaanxi province, thanks to a heavy snowfall which hit Xi'an on November 11.

More snow leads to closures

2009-11-12 01:26:19 GMT China Daily Heavy snow continued to batter a vast swathe of the country yesterday, stopping traffic, grounding planes and cutting off power supplies in some areas.

Blizzard hits north China, paralyzes major cities

2009-11-11 06:16:14 GMT Xinhua English SHIJIAZHUANG, Nov.11 (Xinhua) -- Heavy snow blanketed Shijiazhuang, capital of north China's Hebei Province, for a second day Wednesday and paralyzed all transport, including aviation and highway services, provincial authorities said Wednesday.

Snowstorms hit north China, disrupting traffic

2009-11-10 07:53:38 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, Nov. 10 (Xinhua) -- Heavy snow blanketed Beijing and other parts of north China Tuesday, causing air travel delays and highway closures.

Heaviest snowfall hits NE China

2009-11-13 06:34:31 GMT Xinhua English The heaviest snowfall this winter hit Liaoning Province since the afternoon of Nov. 12.

Beijing greeted with heavy snowfall

2009-11-12 12:08:16 GMT Xinhua English Snowfall continued in most parts of north and central China on Thursday.

Gas station collapses amid heavy snow

2009-11-12 10:26:32 GMT A gas station near Xiaoguo Village of Xingtai County, North China's Hebei Province collapses due to the heaviest snowfall in 55 years November 12. Snow in north China Wednesday caused deadly traffic accidents and highway closures, and left tens of thousands of passengers stranded at major airports.

Heavy snow continues in N China

2009-11-12 06:15:16 GMT Xinhua English Snowfall continued in most parts of north and northwest China on Thursday.

Beijing embraces heavy snow

2009-11-10 09:22:45 GMT Heavy snow with thunder storm hit most parts of Beijing since Monday night.