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Unusual weather disrupts normal life worldwide

2010-01-05 09:45 BJT

BEIJING, Jan. 4 (Xinhuanet) -- Unusual weather has caused lots of trouble to people's normal life around the world these days.

In South Korea, China and the U.S., snowstorms have disrupted traffic and classes, while in Brazil, Australia and Italy, heavy rains have caused floods and mudslides, and forced people to evacuate. What's worse, the bad weather has caused injuries and deaths.




Cars move slowly on the Third Ring Road in Beijing, China, Jan. 3, 2010. Heavy snow hit Beijing on Sunday to close expressways, delay flights and disrupt bus services. (Xinhua/Tang Zhaoming)
Cars move slowly on the Third Ring Road in Beijing, China, Jan. 3, 2010. 
Heavy snow hit Beijing on Sunday to close expressways, delay flights and 
disrupt bus services. (Xinhua/Tang Zhaoming)

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South Korea

A pedestrian walks in heavy snow at a street in Seoul, capital of South Korea, Jan. 4, 2010. Seoul and surrounding regions witnessed the biggest snowfall in the recent 9 years on Monday.(Xinhua/He Lulu)
A pedestrian walks in heavy snow at a street in Seoul, capital of South Korea, 
Jan. 4, 2010. Seoul and surrounding regions witnessed the biggest snowfall 
in the recent 9 years on Monday.(Xinhua/He Lulu)



Flood waters are seen on the edge of the town of Coonamble, 570km (355 miles) northwest of Sydney, in this handout photo taken January 4, 2010. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)
Flood waters are seen on the edge of the town of Coonamble, 570km (355 
miles) northwest of Sydney, in this handout photo taken January 4, 2010. 
(Xinhua/Reuters Photo)



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