Traffic along the provincial highway to northern Xinjiang has come to a standstill for three days now after a massive snowstorm has pounded the mountainous Altay region in the autonomous region in northwest China.

The latest round of Siberian cold front has brought heavy snowfall to blanket Altay and its environs since Tuesday. Bad weather conditions have peppered up a blizzard along the Altay Mountain Range which has buried a 26-kilometer section along the provincial highway. READ MORE