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China: Snowstorm: 2012/11/03 Country Information on DRR

Period 2012/11/03
Country or District China
Event Type Snowstorm
Outline At least two tourists have died while flights and road travel were disrupted in Beijing this past weekend after a freak snowstorm hit the Chinese capital and surrounding areas.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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CNN 2012/11/05
By Sunday morning, 23 flights had been canceled and five more had been delayed at Beijing Capital International Airport. Some 2,000 people were evacuated by the paramilitary police.