Continuing the series ...
The records keep tumbling in Beijing. Cloud-seeding, leading to the earliest snowfall for 22 years, was employed in November to minimise disruption. Now this.
The authorities in Beijing have closed schools and mobilised thousands of people to help clear roads after the heaviest snowfall for nearly 60 years.
I wish someone would do something about this bloody global warming ... it's costing me a fortune in de-icer.