Blizzards, freezing rain hit north China

Blizzards, freezing rain hit north China

http://news.xinhuanet.com
2012-11-04

BEIJING, Nov. 4 (Xinhua) — Beijing authorities released a citywide orange alert and regional red alert concerning blizzards early on Sunday morning as a cold spell swept across northern China.

China has a four-tier color-coded snow warning system: red, orange, yellow and blue, red being the most serious.

By 10 a.m. on Sunday, the capital had received an average daily precipitation of over 58 mm, a post-1951 record for the city during China’s Nov.-March winter period, according to the Beijing Meteorological Center.

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One Response to “Blizzards, freezing rain hit north China”

  1. Otter

    Even the communists know that Red means ‘threat’….. :P

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