China's artificially induced snow closes 12 highways

China closed 12 highways around the capital Beijing on Thursday because of heavy snow brought on after seeding clouds with chemicals, state media said on Thursday.
All outbound highways were closed in Hebei, the drought-hit northern province surrounding Beijing, after heavy snow fell on Wednesday night, Xinhua news agency said.
In all, 12 highways, including one linking Beijing and Shenyang, capital of northeastern Liaoning province, were closed.

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