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Asia shivers, slips and slides in record low temperatures

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FROZEN. Ice forms on the roof of a bus stop on the slopes of Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong’s highest peak in the New Territories, in Hong Kong, China, January 24, 2016. Jerome Favre/EPA
While the cold snap is by no means on the scale of the weather now affecting the snow-bound eastern United States, such temperatures are a novelty for many residents of the region

HONG KONG (Jan. 25, 2016) — Snow, sleet and icy winds across Asia caused deaths, flight cancellations and chaos over the weekend as areas used to basking in balmier climates struggled with record-low temperatures.

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