Almost 6 feet of snow in 5 days.
20 Nov 2018 – In November, a record amount of snow, the most in the entire history of meteorological observations, fell in the northwestern Chinese province of Qinghai on the Tibetan plateau, Xinhua news agency reported.
According to the local meteorological center, twenty-seven counties of Qinghai province reported record snowfall.
In Dulan district, located in the Haixi Mongol-Tibet Autonomous Region at an altitude of 3180 meters above sea level, 180 cm (5 ft 11 inches) of snow fell from 2 to 7 November.
The Tibetan Plateau, sometimes called the “roof of the world”, is important for monitoring climate change. With an area of about 2.5 million sq. km. and an average elevation of 4877 m, it is the most extensive highland in the world.
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