More on China’s Weather Woes

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Here’s a quick piece following up our recent coverage of the problems caused by the huge winter storms in south and central China. And for those of you who missed it, the TIME Asia cover story from last week, “China’s Perfect Storm.”

As the response to the storms unfolds, I find myself agreeing with some of our commentators who say that the transportation situation is getting more attention than the possibly more serious problems in the interior, where millions have been without power for more than 10 days. That is not to say the transportation story isn’t serious. The situation is now returning to normal, but not soon enough for some. One woman died over the weekend when she was trampled at the Guangzhou train station. After the jump, a video of some of the recent chaos there: