Strongest Snowstorm in Half Century – Xinhua

From Xinhua via Shanghai Daily:

The strongest March snowstorm to hit northeast China’s Liaoning Province in 56 years has left at least one person dead and seven injured after the roof of an agricultural trade building collapsed under the weight of the snow, local sources said.

Three arched ceilings of the Minglian Agricultural Trade Building in Huanggu District, in the provincial capital of Shenyang, collapsed at noon yesterday, burying about 20 stall owners and customers, said a witness….[Full Text]



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-Photo source: Fengniao and Wenxuecity.

March 4, 2007 1:41 PM
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