China-Heavy Snow/Xinjiang

Part of northwest China's Xinjiang engulfed by heaviest snow in 30 years

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Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, northwest China - March 15, 2017
1. Bulldozer clearing snow
2. Hoist in snow
3. Vehicle on its side in snow
4. Various of cars in snow
5. People clearing snow on roof
6. Various of rooftop weighed down by snow
7. Surveillance footage showing heavy snow falling
8. Man guiding livestock herd

Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, northwest China - March 14, 2017
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9. Photo showing sheep herds walking in trench in snow
10. Photo showing dead sheep

Storyline


A once-in-three decades snowstorm has brought between 0.85 and 1 meter thick of snowfall to the Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region earlier this week.

This heaviest snowfall in thirty years has caused difficulties with feeding the sheep herds apart from affecting local traffic.

In all, over 60,000 heads of sheep and horses are threatened by acute fodder shortage, while 425 heads of animals were already dead due to various reasons including snow collapsed sheep pens.

In response to this rare climatic abnormaity, local authorities have mobilized heavy-duty machineries to clear the snow to reconnect traffic. The first shipment of 775 tons of fodder has already reached snow-affected pastures.

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  • ID : 8045566
  • Published : 2017-03-16 19:14
  • Last Modified : 2017-03-16 20:45:21
  • Location : Xinjiang,China
  • Category : weather
  • Duration : 1'10
  • Type : Nats/Part Mute
  • Source : China Central Television (CCTV)
  • Restrictions : No access Chinese mainland
  • Version : 1
  • ID : 8045566
  • Published : 2017-03-16 20:41
  • Last Modified : 2017-03-16 20:45:21
  • Location : Xinjiang,Chine
  • Category : weather
  • Duration : 1'10
  • Type : Nats/Muet partiel
  • Source : Télévision centrale de Chine (CCTV)
  • Restrictions : Pas d’accès dans la partie continentale de Chine
  • Version : 1
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