The third round of widespread rain and snow this month has brought low temperatures across much of the country

2022-05-11 0 By

From February 16, the third round of large-scale rain and snow weather in China this month has officially started, with rain and snow in northwest and North China all the way to Jiangnan and South China.Strong rain and snow hit Xinjiang, Gansu, Shaanxi and Anhui from Sunday to Sunday, affecting local production, daily life and transportation.A yellow alert for road icing has been issued in The Yili River Valley of Xinjiang since heavy snow began Wednesday night. Local meteorological authorities have issued a yellow alert for road icing in advance, and traffic police have strengthened on-duty control on accident-prone roads to ensure traffic.Xue Yanpeng, resident of Gongliu County, Yili, Xinjiang province: With such a thick layer of snow, the temperature is much colder than yesterday and the day before. Cars are running very slowly.The heavy snow weather also affected the production of vegetables and fruits in the greenhouse during the critical period of growth.In the greenhouse base of Hujite Mongolian Nationality township, Teke County, local cadres helped farmers clean up the snow in the greenhouse.As the forecast of snowfall and temperature drop was received in advance, farmers covered their greenhouses with straw curtains early to avoid economic losses.In addition, huoyanshan Scenic area in Turpan city of Xinjiang, known as huozhou, also appears snow, and the flaming mountain is covered with snow, like covered with a layer of white gauze.Heavy snowfall has hit Gansu since Saturday night, leading to temporary control measures on many expressways and suspension of highway passenger transport in many places.Gansu highway, traffic police departments quickly organized personnel, on the road surface of continuous salt snow removal work, and timely rescue trapped vehicles.Liang Jie, head of passenger station in Zhuanglang County, Pingliang City, Gansu Province, said: Affected by the snowfall, 15 flights have been suspended, and the departure of mountainous routes and roads without conditions has been postponed, leaving more than 200 passengers stranded at present.Light to moderate snow hit parts of the north-western shaanxi province and northern Shaanxi province on Saturday afternoon.The continuous snowfall caused delays on high-speed trains and bullet trains from Xi ‘an to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen in more than 10 directions.Local railway authorities opened a total of 68 long-distance and provincial passenger trains Thursday to provide passengers with more options for normal travel amid rain and snow.A long “snow wall” formed on the platform of The Tanggula railway station in Haixi, Qinghai Province, after the snow fell, and the snow in the road cut was nearly two meters, affecting the safety of the train running.Workers at the Golmud construction section of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway Company, on a plateau with an altitude of more than 5,000 meters, quickly cleared snow in the face of low temperatures of over minus 20 degrees Celsius and altitude sickness.After more than 2 hours of operation, the snow in the road cut all cleared.Rain and snow will continue to affect the eastern part of northwest China and the northern part of South China’s Yangtze River from Monday to Thursday, according to the National Meteorological Center.In addition, affected by the cold air, the temperature in most parts of the country continues to be low, the highest temperature in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River is expected to be only around 5℃ from 17th to 18th.Source: CCTV news client