Monday, January 07, 2013

Hottest year ever update: Cold weather kills 180,000 head of livestock in Inner Mongolia

No End to Coldest China Winter in 28 Years, Forecaster Says - Bloomberg
Southern China will be hit by a new cold front this week, extending the country’s chilliest winter in 28 years, the country’s weather agency said.
Two people died and 770,000 people have been affected by record-low temperatures and snow in Inner Mongolia in northern China, Xinhua said yesterday, citing the local government. More than 260,000 people are in need of emergency aid and about 180,000 head of livestock have died, according to the report.

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