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Temperature plunges in western China

11-01-2012 21:24 BJT

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Temperatures are plunging in western China, and the cold weather is moving east across the country. Some regions could see snow and heavy rain at the weekend.

Weather forecasters have issued their first cold weather alert of the coming winter. Temperatures could fall by six to ten degrees Celsius in most of west China, and by at least 12 degrees Celsius in Xinjiang, Gansu and western Inner Mongolia.

The cold front is forecast to collide with a warm and moist air current, bringing snow and rain to the far north and west of the country over the weekend.

 

 

Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CCTV.com

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