Appendix: News Clips: The Fierce Sandstorms of 2006
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Fierce Sandstorm Causes a 32-hour Train Delay

At about 7 p.m. on April 4, the T-70 train from Urumchi to Beijing was swept up in a fearsome sandstorm. Blowing sand broke windows on the left side of the train. All seven hundred passengers and staff members fought against the onrushing sand for about twenty-four hours. The train finally arrived in Lanzhou at 9:41 p.m., thirty-two hours late.

News from Huhhot:1 Sandstorms Increase Hospital Visits for Respiratory Distress

Frequent sandstorms and plummeting temperatures have pushed up the number of patients in the larger hosp…

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“Appendix: News Clips: The Fierce Sandstorms of 2006”, in: Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online. Consulted online on 21 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_C9789004168008_029>



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