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Quake-hit Yushu to brace for snow

By Zuo Likun and Zhang Jin (
Updated: 2010-04-18 11:38
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Light to moderate snow is forecast for the quake-devastated Yushu County in Qinghai Province, according to the Bureau of Meteorology of Qinghai Sunday.

Temperature in Yushu will drop by six degrees centigrade at most from April 19 to 21 with light to moderate snow covering the region, said the bureau.

Weather forecaster Wei Shuxia told China Daily that the temperature difference between day and night in Yushu is huge, ranging from 22.9 to minus 12.8 degrees centigrade.