The National Meteorological Center on Friday issued an orange
alert - the second highest on a scale of five - saying snow and
sleet will sweep across central, eastern and southern regions from
Friday night through Saturday.
It predicted medium to heavy snowfall in Hunan, Jiangxi, Anhui,
Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces, as well as in Shanghai. Southern
Hunan, southern Anhui, northeastern Jiangxi and northern Zhejiang
provinces may see snowstorms.
The Ministry of Public Security said on Friday that traffic
congestion on the southern sections of the Beijing-Zhuhai
Expressway was worsening. Airports in Nanchang and Jiujiang will be
closed until Saturday noon. Other airports are operating as
(China Daily February 2, 2008)