From December 11th to 12th, a heavy snow hit Northeast China severely, causing an abrupt drop in temperature across most areas of Northeast China and the average temperature dropped to about -18 ℃. According to the meteorological department, the heavy snow and cold weather was caused by the strong cold air and the large-scale atmospheric moisture from South China and the severe cold weather will last for some time in the following days. Thus, tourists who plan to travel to Northeast China had better bring some warm clothes with them to keep out the cold.
In Liaoning Province, it snowed all day from December 11th and the lowest temperature in Shenyang, Fushun, Benxi, Fuxin, Liaoyang and Tieling could range from -20℃ to -26℃. In December 12th, the highest temperature in Shenyang (the capital city of Liaoning Province) dropped to 13℃ below zero. In Harbin, the capital city of Heilongjiang Province, the heavy lasted over 24 hours with the snowfall of 5.3 millimeters. Besides the trouble of the heavy snow, due to the low temperature, the traffic in Northeast China becomes even terrible because it’s not easy for cars to move on the icy road. So tourists plan to travel to cities in Northeast China should wear warm clothes and antiskid shoes to spend a good time in these areas.