The week-long holiday, known as the Spring Festival in China, is focused on family reunion, and is a time when students and migrant workers return to their home towns.
Gales and heavy rain have forced road closures and delays to rail services, with airports warning flights may be disrupted.
Nicholas Churchill left a trail of destruction after taking the 20-tonne earth mover from his employer after complaining about its air conditioning, saying he was too hot to work.
The Zika virus adds to other problems with South America's first Olympics, including severe water pollution in Rio's sailing and rowing venues, and deep cuts of almost 30% to keep the operating budget in balance.
Earth, Wind & Fire, a nine-piece band featuring the two White brothers, singer Philip Bailey and a distinctive horn section, were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000.
LeBlanc's first appearance in 2012, saw him set the fastest-ever time for a celebrity lap around the Top Gear track.
Lord Lucan vanished after his nanny was found murdered at the family home in central London on November 7, 1974
Organisers confirmed the appearance with a tweet: "Surprise. Rihanna is performing at #BRITs 2016! We. Cannot. Deal."
The two companies have now agreed a three-week extension on the deadline of the deal to 5pm on Tuesday February 23 in order to complete the due diligence on the proposed offer.
Warnings for wind at the lesser yellow "be aware" level remain in place for Northern Ireland, Wales, northern England and the West Midlands
British Isles bracing itself for strong winds, heavy rain, snow and ice as the extreme weather batters the UK
Data released by the Health and Social Care Information Centre shows 19.6 million attendances in 2014/15
He announced the birth at the weekend to his 21.3 million twitter fans