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    Heavy snow affected parts of northeast China on Tuesday, closing roads and delaying flights and trains, Chinese state media reported. The unseasonable snow fell in Harbin City, in Heilongjiang Province, on late Monday evening, and continued to fall overnight into Tuesday.

    Heavy snow affected parts of northeast China on Tuesday, closing roads and delaying flights and trains, Chinese state media reported.
    The unseasonable snow fell in Harbin City, in Heilongjiang Province, on late Monday evening, and continued to fall overnight into Tuesday.
    Chinese Central Television (CCTV) reported the provincial meteorological station issued a warning on Tuesday saying the on-going snow could reach 2.2 centimetres (0.9 inches) in several cities.
    40 trains were delayed, and stranded passengers waited at Harbin train station.
    Meanwhile, at the provincial airport, flights were cancelled.
    Traffic backed up on on major roads as five major highways were closed due to the heavy snow.
    Snow clearance teams were out in force on Harbin's streets, but officials said the cold weather would continue.

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