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China issues blizzard alert for Beijing, the site of the Winter Olympics

The China Meteorological Administration issued a blizzard warning for Sunday saying significant snowfall is expected in large parts of northern China including Beijing, the capital and current site of the Winter Olympics.
The weekend snowfall, which had already begun in some areas on Saturday the capital’s first since the Winter Olympics opened on February 4, government notices showed.
The Women’s Freeski slopestyle qualification in Zhangjiakou, featuring Team China gold medalist Eileen Gu, was rescheduled to later on Sunday due to the snow.
The authorities issued a blue blizzard warning, the lowest of the country’s four-tiered alerts, with some regions forecast to receive up to 4 cm of snow. They advised the public to cut back on unnecessary outdoor activities.
Beijing temperatures dropped, with the Beijing Meteorological Observatory forecasting a minimum temperature of -6 degrees Celsius.The post China issues blizzard alert for Beijing, the site of the Winter Olympics first appeared on Ariana News.

Source: Ariana News

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