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Duration 2010/01/08 Heavy snow in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region had left one person dead and forced the evacuation of 5,435 as of 8 January 2010 Country or District China Name Snowstorm
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- CNN.com 2010/01/18
Snow and freezing temperatures in China\'s western Xinjiang autonomous region have killed at least four people, state media reported Monday.
- Xinhua English 2010/01/09
The heavy snow also flattened 799 houses and caused damages to 4,897 others in the region, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said. A total of 261,800 people in 12 counties or cities were affected by the blizzard hitting Xinjiang\'s Tacheng and Altay regions this week, which resulted in blackout and transport disruption in some areas.
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