Lingering rain and snow forced flight cancellations and closed highways in Northeast and South China on Saturday and Sunday, as millions of travelers returned home after the Spring Festival holiday.


than 10 million journeys were expected to be made on the railways on Sunday, slightly lower than the record 10.3 million made on Saturday, according to China Railway Corp.

Blizzard conditions in Dalian, Liaoning province, resulted in about 20,000 passengers being stranded on Saturday at Dalian International Airport, where more than 300 flights were delayed or canceled. By Sunday afternoon, services had resumed and 73 flights had taken off and landed, airport management said.