By Paul Homewood
h/t Ice Age Now
Heavy snow has disrupted the life of people in Changchun, Jilin province, since Saturday. Despite the poor weather, traffic authorities and street cleaners diligently performed their duties on Tuesday, while people volunteered to help clear the roads of snow.[Zhang Nan / Xinhua]
After nearly 60 hours of continuous snowfall, it finally stopped snowing early on Tuesday morning in Harbin, Heilongjiang province.
The snowstorm, the worst since the city began recording daily weather conditions in 1961, claimed the lives of at least four people and caused injuries to another seven in neighboring Jilin province, Xinhua News Agency reported. No casualties were reported in Heilongjiang.
The average daily snowfall in Harbin from Saturday until Tuesday morning was 11.4 mm, the highest level recorded since 1961, according to the city’s weather station.
"It was a rare heavy snowfall in Harbin’s history…
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