China News Service, Beijing, January 7. Many parts of China have been affected by cold waves. Low temperature, rain, snow and freezing weather have caused varying degrees of impact on transportation, electricity, and agricultural production in various places.
As of January 6, the temperature in Huzhong District, Daxinganling, Heilongjiang Province, the "coldest town in China", has continued to drop and has fallen below -40°C for 6 consecutive days.
The severely cold weather also brought rime scenery, "splashing water into ice" and other ice and snow landscapes.
In recent days, the Ningxia section of the Yellow River has seen lilling phenomena.
In Shaanxi, half of the mountainside on the bank of the Yellow River is also covered with ice waterfalls, forming ice-hanging landscapes of various shapes.
The lower reaches of the Hukou Waterfall on the Yellow River were frozen for dozens of kilometers, and the Shililongcao was frozen.
In the past, the magnificent Hukou Waterfall on the Yellow River was covered by the Yellow River water and lilacs, forming a landscape of "ice bank level".
At the Yantai seashore, the waves rushing to the coast froze, forming a large area of ice landscape, and the iron chains on the coast were covered with ice.
From the 6th to the 7th, the first wave of cold wave "wrapped" by heavy snow in 2021 came to Yantai and Weihai on the Shandong Peninsula.
Snow is still continuing and blizzards have appeared in some areas.
In Yantai and Weihai, there have been road icing and snow that have a greater impact on traffic, and land traffic has been blocked; some primary and secondary schools and kindergartens in Yantai and Weihai have issued notices of suspension of classes on the 7th.
Temperatures across Fujian Province have dropped significantly since the 7th.
The Fujian Meteorological Bureau has launched a Class III emergency response to major meteorological disasters (low temperature), and the low temperature process is expected to continue until the 13th.
Jianning County, Sanming City, Fujian Province, Zhouning County, Ningde City, and many other places ushered in the first snow this year that day.
Now is the critical period for the growth of flowers in greenhouses, and the cold air "coming into the battle" has caused a large demand for electricity for flowers to keep warm.
In Qingliu County, Sanming City, the planting base for fresh cut flowers on the west bank of the Strait, the local power supply department service staff took the initiative to act as "flower protection messengers" and instructed flower farmers to keep warm and cold in the greenhouse.
In Hangzhou, the reporter explored the impact of the cold wave on West Lake Longjing.
Tang Jianhua, director of the Agricultural Technology Extension Center in Hangzhou Xihu District, predicts that the cold wave will have little impact on most adult tea gardens, but for young tea gardens, emergency prevention and control measures should be taken in time.
A local farmer with more than 40 years of planting experience said that appropriate low temperature will reduce the impact of diseases and insect pests on tea trees.
(Participating report: Jiang Hui, Yang Di, Qian Chenfei, Alena, Yang Bing, Wang Jiaoni, Ye Qiuyun)