May 24, 2018

Heavy snow in central, southern China causes travel havoc (Reuters)

Heavy snow in central, southern China causes travel havoc (Reuters)

Heavy snow continued to affect parts of China on Saturday, closing highways, causing train and flight cancellations, and even interrupting a soccer match between Vietnam and Uzbekistan in a southern Chinese province.

In central Hubei province, sections of more than 30 highways were closed due to icy conditions, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

The three railway stations in Wuhan, Hubei’s provincial capital, canceled more than a hundred train journeys.

 By about noon (0400 GMT), 95 flights had been canceled at the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport, stranding some 1,200 passengers. Read more

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