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In many areas of Xinjiang air temperature dropped below 40 degrees. Photo from epochtimes.com

5.01.11.Nastupivshy year has brought many disasters to China. In addition to several earthquakes and drought in some areas, there is a strong decrease of temperature and freezing rain.

 

As reported by forecasters located in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Jan. 4 in the cities of Urumqi, Shihezi, Chuguchak and other thermometer dropped to below 40 ° C. The lowest temperature recorded in the village Turhun, it was — 49 ° C. This is the bitter cold for the last 42 years.

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Freezing rain in southern China

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01.03.11. Freezing rain, which began on the first day of 2011, paralyzed traffic on high-speed highways of the southern Chinese province of Guizhou.

Many kilometers of traffic jams formed as a result of icy roads due to rain and snow, we could not eliminate even the evening Sunday. Hostage to the weather were about 20 thousand people. Local authorities supply blocked on the roads for drivers and passengers with food and drinking water.

Frazil diameter up to 13 mm was formed on the wires of power lines, but the bulk of breaks so far managed to avoid. On high-voltage

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Abnormal frosts damaged winter crops in southern and western Kazakhstan

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ASTANA, March 4 — IA Novosti-Kazakhstan. Abnormal frosts in late February damaged winter crops in some areas in the west and south of Kazakhstan, according to the website gosmeteosluzhby "KazHydroMet."

"In the winter crops are grown in the south and south-east of the country the temperature in the third week in February fell to minus 20 degrees, which was not favorable for overwintering crops, with no high snow cover," — said in a statement.

According to forecasters, the South Kazakhstan region the results of determining the viability of winter crops in February showed that

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Freezing rain fell on Washington

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18.01.11.Ledyanoy rain started in the U.S. capital and the bordering Maryland. Small Snow began in the region at 19.00 on Monday local time (03.00 Moscow time on Tuesday), an hour snowfall at air temperature minus three degrees and gusty winds turned to freezing rain. Despite the fact that utilities in Washington, Baltimore, and companies serving the highway, get ready for the promised snowfall forecasters and generously sprinkled reagent road and street car traffic has slowed down, started to form small plugs.

The police and the energy is not reported accidents, incidents and accidents on transmission lines associated with freezing

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In China, again freezing rain

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Beijing, Jan. 9 / Xinhua / — On the night of Sunday to the municipalities of Chongqing and Guizhou Province / Southwest China / hit new wave of cold air and freezing rain, making many roads formed ice. As reported by the Department of Transport prov. Guizhou, by taking precautions as of 10:00 today, a message on motorways are generally normal, due to icing of the sites has been blocked by the state highways and provincial level.

People's Government of Chongqing reported that as a result of snow and severe frost that hit the city on 1

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Eyewitnesses reported freezing rain in some parts of Moscow and Moscow region

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Eyewitnesses reported "freezing rain" in a number of areas in and around Moscow, drivers say icy roads.

"Freezing rain" — a rare natural phenomenon for Russia due to the large difference in air temperatures at altitude and near the surface of the Earth. According to meteorologists, the nature of education sleet distinctive. First, in the atmosphere with positive temperature form raindrops. Before reaching the Earth (at the surface where the temperature is negative), the drops become translucent balls of ice, inside of which is water. Getting on the trees, the

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MOE has not expect a repeat freezing rain in 2010

Emergency Ministry does not expect serious consequences of the expected freezing rain in Russia — at least, such as they were in 2010, told reporters Wednesday the chief National Center for monitoring and forecasting of natural and man-made disasters "Antistikhia" MOE Vladislav Bolov.

Freezing rain began in some parts of Moscow on Wednesday morning, and is expected that these sediments can go to the capital for a few hours. Previously, the power company MOESK announced that freezing rain in the Moscow region has not affected the reliability of power supply.

"The probability of freezing rain in our center is not

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Abnormal frosts damaged winter crops in southern and western Kazakhstan

ASTANA, March 4 — IA Novosti-Kazakhstan.Abnormal frosts in late February damaged winter crops in some areas in the west and south of Kazakhstan, according to the website gosmeteosluzhby "KazHydroMet."

"In the winter crops are grown in the south and south-east of the country the temperature in the third week in February fell to minus 20 degrees, which was not favorable for overwintering crops, with no high snow cover," — said in a statement.

According to forecasters, the South Kazakhstan region the results of determining the viability of winter crops in February showed that overwintering winter runs well, except Arys

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Icing in China continues

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After the freezing rain. Village Antay Guangxi province. January 11, 2011. Photo from epochtimes.com

13.01.11.Na eastern China continues disaster caused by freezing rain. Significantly affected the 19 provinces. Economic losses exceeded three billion dollars. In disaster areas, the prices of products, the authorities are not able to help the affected farmers, who have to cope with a loss samostoyatelno.V present precipitation in the form of freezing rain continues in the provinces of Hunan, Guizhou, Jiangxi, Hubei, Anhui, Guangxi and Zhejiang.

Forestry Officer Guanyan County of Guangxi Autonomous Region Chzhuanskgo named Zhao, told The Epoch Times, it

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Pollen can affect the climate

Substance on the surface of the pollen grains are washed with water and rise to the clouds, where the temperature is increased freezing. With increasing clouds of ice crystals is passed less sunlight — and thus on the ground and in the air under such a cloud gets colder.

weight is too heavy, so that any significant quantities climb so high and affect the chemistry of clouds. New data from researchers at the Vienna University of Technology (Austria), suggest plant pollen full climatic factor.

It is easy to imagine that the pollen, rising into the air, can serve as nucleation

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