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Cold air to sweep North China

(Xinhua) Updated: 2012-11-28 10:05

BEIJING - Cold air front moving eastward will sweep China's northern regions during the next few days, bringing strong winds and big temperature drops, the National Meteorological Center (NMC) forecast on Wednesday.

From Wednesday to Thursday, North China, Northeast China and regions along the Yellow River and the Huaihe River will experience strong winds and temperature drop ranging from 4 to 8 degrees Celsius, the NMC said.

In some central and northern parts of Northeast China, there will be light to moderate snow on Wednesday and temperatures will plunge by 14 degrees Celsius during the next two days, according to the center.

The country's southern regions will see persistent rainfall during the next three days. Some regions are expected to see moderate or heavy rains.

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