Beijing records lowest mid-October temperature in half century

(Xinhua) 08:43, October 18, 2021

Cellphone photo taken on Oct. 10, 2021 shows the view of sunset glow at the Summer Palace in Beijing, capital of China. (Xinhua/Chen Jianli)

BEIJING, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- A cold wave drove temperatures in Beijing below zero degrees Celsius Sunday morning, setting a record low for the mid-October period, the municipal meteorological authority said.

A temperature of minus 0.2 degrees at 6:44 a.m. Sunday was the lowest recorded in the 10 days from Oct. 11 to 20 by a city observatory since 1969.

The meteorological department said Beijing will see mainly sunny weather in the next three days. 

(Web editor: Xia Peiyao, Du Mingming)


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