Snowfall brings fun for Xinjiang’s children

( chinadaily.com.cn )

Updated: 2014-12-15

The city of Urumqi, in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region saw a major snowfall and temperatures falling, on Dec 8, because of a strong cold front, but that didn’t bother the local children who were able to enjoy making snowmen, a little skiing, and having snowball fights in the open air.

Snowfall brings fun for Xinjiang’s children
Children in Urumqi, throwing snowballs at each other. [Photo/uetd.gov.cn]

Snowfall brings fun for Xinjiang’s children
Children in Urumqi, taking a group photos with their snowman. [Photo/uetd.gov.cn]

 By Li Xiaoxu and edited by Roger Bradshaw