Super smog hits north China city, flights canceled

Visibility shrank to less than half a football field and small-particle pollution soared to a record 40 times higher than an international safety standard in one northern Chinese city as the region entered its high-smog season.

2 killed, 7.70 lakh people affected by heavy snow

Two people were killed and 7.70 lakh people affected as temperatures in northern China have dipped to their lowest in last 32-year, state media said.

North China gas well fire burning for nearly week: Report

Accident took place as workers drilled a gas well 2,750 meters under ground.

North China struggles with icy cold snap

Beijing authorities shut schools, mobilised extra buses and ordered thousands of residents to help clear icy roads and paths with shovels on Monday, as the Chinese capital struggled with its harshest winter weather in years.