China: Sandstorm causes chaos in Dunhuang City
strong sandstorm Wreak havoc around 3 p.m. Sunday in Dunhuang, a city located northwest of شمال ChinaWhere the ancient Mogao Caves are located.
the Sandstorm As a wall over a hundred meters long it advanced from north to south and winded the highway in a few minutesTurning the sky yellow and reducing visibility to less than five metres.
Local traffic police imposed traffic controls at traffic gates and ordered stranded vehicles to leave the highway and stop at service areas.
China also suffers from scourge Typhoon in Fa
Typhoon N Fa made landfall on Sunday noon in eastern China, when the damage caused by the devastating floods of the past days was being cleaned up.
It is accompanied by winds of up to approximately 137 km / h, This tropical storm has reached the Ningbo cargo port area, one of the largest ports in the world besides Shanghai, China Meteorological Services announced.
Port activity in Shanghai and Ningbo has been suspended, as well as air and rail traffic in one of the sectors East coast of China.
Typhoon In-Fa uprooted many trees in central Ningbo, but so far it has not caused major damage and Its severity has weakened since it arrived in China.
Heavy rain flooded the streets of some neighborhoods and crowded merchants sandbags to prevent them from entering their establishments.
All flights were postponed at the two international airports in Shanghai, the largest conglomerate in China, which, however, survived the torrential rains.
Rail connections will not resume until Monday, half a day.
Some public attractions in Shanghai and other cities have closed and residents have been asked to avoid outdoor activities.
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