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Heavy snow sweeps most of N. China

11-04-2012 12:36 BJT

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A cold front has brought snow to most parts of the north of the country in recent days. The China Meteorological Center has issued double alerts on the cold front and blizzard.

Early this morning, the blizzard warning was upgraded to orange, the second highest level, after red. The cold wave will continue to grip northern China until Monday. Temperatures are expected to drop more than 10 degrees Celsius. A Level 4 emergency response has been started, the highest level of severe weather alerts.

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CCTV.com

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