China’s meteorological agency issues yellow alert to cold snap in the country
China’s National Meteorological Center issued a yellow cold snap alert on Friday, predicting low temperatures and gales in large areas of the country.
From Friday to Sunday, temperatures are expected to drop 6 to 10 degrees Celsius in parts of northern, central, eastern and southern China, the Xinhua News Agency reported.
The forecast added that some areas could see a temperature drop of more than 14 degrees Celsius.
Snow and sleet will hit parts of northern, central and southern China from Friday to Sunday, with heavy rains and torrential rains expected to affect parts of Hainan Province, a indicated the Center.
China has a four-level, color-coded weather warning system, with red representing the most severe weather, followed by orange, yellow and blue.
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