ULAN BATOR, May 28 (Xinhua) -- The
death toll from a heavy snowstorm which swept through seven provinces in
Mongolia since Monday rose to 29, said the Mongolian General Authority
for Emergency Management (GAEM) Wednesday.
Seven children were among the dead and
another 26 people were still missing, the authority said.
In the eastern province of Suhbaatar,
the wind speed had once reached 40 meters per second.
The snowstorm has also caused damage
to buildings and electronic infrastructure, according to the GAEM.
Snowstorms usually occur in spring in
Editor: Jiang Yuxia