China News Service, Mohe, May 23 (Wang Jingyang, Jiang Hui) Recently, the temperature in Heilongjiang Province has continued to rise, and the highest temperature in Harbin City on the 22nd reached 33°C.

However, in the "Shenzhou Arctic" Mohe City, Daxinganling, Heilongjiang Province, snow fell on the afternoon of the 22nd. As of 10 o'clock on the 23rd, the rainfall reached 23.9 mm and the minimum temperature dropped to 0.3 ℃. Tourists and local residents have put on cotton clothes to keep out the cold.

  Located in the northernmost part of China, Mohe City is known as the "Shenzhou Arctic" and "Golden Rooster Crown".

Mohe City has long winters and is the lowest temperature city in China. The Arctic Village under its jurisdiction is the only place in China where you can see the northern lights and polar day phenomena.

A layer of snow hung on the vehicle.

Photo by Wang Jingyang

  On the afternoon of the 22nd, Mohe ushered in a snowfall. Snow fell from the sky. The green grass and pine shoots were covered by a thick layer of snow. The blooming Xing'an Rhododendron looked more gorgeous against the ice and snow. .

The Xing'an Rhododendron is more gorgeous against the white snow.

Photo by Wang Jingyang

  According to the relevant person in charge of the Mohe City Meteorological Bureau, as of 10:00 on the 23rd, the precipitation in Mohe City has reached 23.9 mm, and the snow depth in some areas with higher terrain exceeds 5 cm.

With the continued snowfall, the temperature in Mohe City gradually dropped. In the early morning of the 23rd, the local minimum temperature dropped to 0.3°C, a drop of 2°C from the same period last year.

  The continuous rain and snow weather caused water and ice floes on the roads of Mohe City. Tourists and local residents who went out put on cotton-padded clothes to resist the cold.

The traffic police department of Mohe City organized police to direct traffic on the road and remind drivers to slow down.

"Shenzhou Arctic" Mohe may fly snow.

Photo by Wang Jingyang

  This rare snowfall amazed southern tourists.

Jiangxi tourist Zhang Jie said happily: “It’s the first time I saw such a big snow in May when I grew up. This is the northernmost part of China. Only in Mohe can I see such a magical and beautiful snow scene. It's a worthwhile trip."

  The relevant person in charge of the Mohe City Meteorological Bureau said that in the next two days, Mohe City will continue to rain and snow, and the minimum temperature will drop to about zero degrees Celsius.

This snowfall helps to a certain extent alleviate the pressure on forest fire prevention.