Taiwan – Hundreds of people trapped by snow

In addition, the accompanying low temperatures have caused disasters for farmers across the nation.

25 Jan 2016 – Hundreds of people who visited mountain areas in Taiwan over the weekend to get a rare glimpse of snow remain trapped because of road closures caused by the snow, local authorities said Monday.

A total of 513 visitors to mountains in Hsinchu County were forced to spend an extra night at their destinations Sunday after roads were closed by 30 cm (12 inches) of snow, the Hengshan Police Precinct said.

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Cold inflicts heavy losses

Agricultural losses caused by the cold front enveloping the nation yesterday reached NT$132.15 million (US$3.93 million), according to Council of Agriculture estimates.

“The low temperatures have caused disasters for farmers across the nation, which is very rare,

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1 thought on “Taiwan – Hundreds of people trapped by snow”

  1. looks like we’ll be fighting in the streets for food long before we’re covered by ice. The snow and extreme cold will only get worse in both hemispheres.

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