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Traffic in Guizhou province affected by icy weather

12-16-2013 07:27 BJT

Extreme weather is also affecting southwest China's Guizhou province. Freezing rain hit many parts of the region on Sunday, leading to icy situations on the roads, affecting ground traffic in many parts.

The rain coupled with the cold also suspended traffic in the mountain areas in the province where one of the most dangerous roads nationwide is located. Local governments have issued traffic warnings to drivers to avoid possible risks as well.

The National Meteorological Center forecasts that snow and rain will continue to sweep Guizhou and adjacent Yunnan province over the following week..A cold front is expected to sweep through most parts of Southern China. Many regions will see their lowest temperatures since the winter began.

Editor:James |Source: CCTV.com

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