A cold snap in China hasn’t gotten much attention here, but it might start to get more, as it’s causing massive food inflation.
Cold weather has caused damages to sugarcanes in Guangxi over the past days. Farmers are harvesting sugarcanes to avoid further losses. Weather forecast has showed that a fairly strong cold wave will hit the region on Jan. 9-12.
Many schools in Hanoi and several northern provinces have had to give thousands of students days off for health reasons, as cold weather has blanketed the region for several days.
The Press Trust of India news agency reported that 175 people had died in Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state, where temperatures have dipped to below zero.
THE exceptionally cold weather in China this winter may have a detrimental effect on the country’s developing wheat crop, according to the China National Grain and Oils Information Centre (CNGOIC).
Jean Beasley of the sea turtle hospital said Monday the hospital was treating 22 turtles suffering from cold stunning.
Snow blankets Athens, Greece as a sudden cold spell sweeps the country.
=================== Tom Nelson
There is more cold on the way