2021-04-22

Snowfall occurs in Jimunai County, Xinjiang, traffic police “escort” citizens out

By yqqlm yqqlm

China News Service, Urumqi, April 22 (Tao Shuanke) From the 20th to the 21st, large-scale rainfall, snowfall, and temperature drops continued to appear in the “fallen cold” weather in Jimunai County in northern Xinjiang.

Due to the long snowfall this time, the temperature dropped significantly, and the road surface was frozen at night, which seriously affected road traffic safety. In order to ensure the safe travel of the people, the Traffic Police Brigade of the Public Security Bureau of Jimunai County reminds drivers to slow down in rain and snow through methods such as traffic command, diversion, and police cars leading the way, to maintain a safe driving distance, and to prevent and curb road traffic accidents from the source. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​.

Snowfall occurs in Jimunai County, Xinjiang, traffic police “escort” citizens out

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p >Jimunai County traffic police shovel snow to alleviate slippery road problems caused by snowfall. Photo by Ulan Ali

According to the police of the Jimunai County Traffic Police Brigade, due to the temperature rise some time ago, most drivers’ vehicles have been replaced with summer tires. Snowfall will bring discomfort to novice drivers and affect safety. Therefore, the traffic police are on duty overnight to ensure the safe passage of vehicles. (End)