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Cold front to bring snow to N China

(Xinhua) Updated: 2012-11-30 13:37

BEIJING - A cold front will sweep China's northern regions during the next few days, bringing snowfalls and big temperature drops, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) forecast on Friday.

From Friday to Sunday, snow will fall in parts of northwest China, North China and Northeast China as the cold front moves eastward, dragging temperatures down by four to eight degrees Celsius, the NMC said.

Cold front to bring snow to N China

Freezing temperatures on the streets of Hulun Buir city, Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Nov 29, 2012. Most of the city saw snow, gale and temperature drops in recent days, to 34 degrees Celsius below zero and lower. Tulihe district has the lowest temperature, of 38 C below zero, and it's expected to drop to 40 C below on Nov 30. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

Some areas may even see temperatures fall by 10 degrees Celsius during the next few days.

In the country's southern regions, persistent rainfall will stop by Sunday. China's southern areas, including the Yangtze River valley and parts of Fujian, Jiangxi and Guangdong provinces as well as Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, have been hit by rain since Wednesday.

Experts have warned citizens to pay attention to road conditions and traffic safety while driving amid snowy or rainy weather over the weekend.


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