Chinese city sees highest snowfall in 116 years; pics surface

Chinese city sees highest snowfall in 116 years; pics surface

As of 8 a.m. Tuesday, the average snowfall in the city reached 51 mm.

A lingering blizzard since Sunday has brought record snowfall, the biggest since 1905, in Shenyang, capital of northeast China's Liaoning Province, the local meteorological authority said Tuesday.

As of 8 a.m. Tuesday, the average snowfall in the city reached 51 mm.

Chinese city sees highest snowfall in 116 years; pics surface
Manali-Leh highway closed for normal traffic after snowfall at Baralacha Pass

Meteorological authorities in several provincial-level regions in north and northeast China have issued alerts for blizzards, as sweeping snowstorms since last weekend affected road and air traffic disrupting normal life.

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