Typhoon Lekima causes Harbin flight delays, cancellations
Updated : 2019-08-16
By ( chinadaily.com.cn )
Typhoon Lekima resulted in delays for 46 flights and the cancellation of 27 flights in China’s most northern international aviation hub -- Harbin Taiping International Airport in Heilongjiang’s capital city -- according to information from Heilongjiang Airport Group on Aug 11.
The cancelled flights were mainly those heading to Qingdao, Weihai and Rizhao in East China’s Shandong province, Guangzhou in South China’s Guangdong province and Shanghai in East China.
Passengers were able to find flight information from electronic screens, customer announcements and Weibo -- the social media platform similar to Twitter.
Planes wait on the tarmac at Harbin International Airport, to avoid Typhoon Likema. [Photo/chinanews.com]
As the weather gets far hotter and stuffier, the city of Harbin has begun an activity to encourage residential communities and organizations to care for sanitation workers, who have to toil under summer heat.
The Development Plan for the Harbin Linkong Economic Zone (2019-2035) was recently approved by the Harbin Municipal People’s Government and is now being carried out.
The High People’s Court of Heilongjiang province officially launched Thunderbolt Action.
About 10 government departments in Daoli district, Harbin, Heilongjiang province, carried out joint enforcement June 1 to remove more than 20 illegal constructions with a total area of over 2000 square meters to advance an expropriation project.