Heavy Snowfall Kills 15 in China – Xinhua
From Xinhua via China National News:
Heavy snowfall over large parts of China Monday caused widespread traffic disruptions and left at least 15 people dead in weather-related accidents.
Five people died in collapse of buildings under the weight of fallen snow in central China’s Hubei Province , which had its heaviest snow in 16 years, and one person died in a building collapse in the eastern province of Anhui , where it has been snowing since Jan 11. The snow affected 7.8 million people in Hubei and caused losses of 1.43 billion yuan ($198 million), said Liu Hui, an official said Monday. [Full Text]