Date
18 October 2017

Sleet forces partial closure of 69 expressways, paper says

Widespread sleet in China’s northern and eastern regions on Wednesday has led to the partial closure of 69 expressways and some car accidents on frozen road surfaces, Beijing News reported Thursday. Also, train schedules went awry as rail speeds had to be reduced, it said. Authorities have forecast that heavy snow will continue to hit Henan, Hubei, Anhui, Jiangsu and Shandong provinces, the report said.

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