Rain to lash Shanghai as weak cold air moves in
Medium to heavy rain is predicted to hit Shanghai on Friday as the city comes under the influence of a weak cold air, according to local weather forecasters.
The downpour will start with sprinkles from Thursday midnight and gradually become heavier during the day on Friday.
As a result, the maximum temperature will drop to between 9 and 11 degrees Celsius.
Although there was sunshine on Thursday, the city was hit by strong winds, with the mercury between 9 and 15 degrees.
The rain is likely to stop over the weekend, when temperatures will rebound slightly to between 8 and 16 degrees.
More rain is predicted for next week.