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Heavy fog shrouds large parts of China

12-02-2010 08:39 BJT

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Heavy fog has shrouded large parts of central and eastern China, delaying flights and stranding thousands of passengers.

The National Weather Center, says the affected regions, include northeast China's Liaoning Province, the North China Plain, and most regions, south,of the Yangtze River.

A thick haze, enveloped Beijing on Wednesday, with reduced visibility, in most parts of the city. At least 82 flights, were delayed in many cities. The National Weather Center, forecasts a cold front will hit north and northeastern China over the next three days, bringing high winds and snow. It predicts temperature drops of around 4 to 8 degrees Celsius.

Heavy fog has shrouded large parts of central and eastern China, delaying flights
and stranding thousands of passengers.


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