Winter just around the corner

Ke Jiayun
The weather is set to turn cold and dry this week with the low dropping to only 3 degrees downtown areas and touching freezing point in the outskirts.
Ke Jiayun

As the weather turns cold and dry this week with the lows will hit 3 degrees Celsius downtown areas, with a chance of frost in the outskirts. 

The Shanghai Meteorological Bureau issued two blue alerts for cold and gales at 8:50am and 11:10am on Sunday, the first cold wave since summer..

A northwester on the coast in the following 24 hours will send suburban temperatures plummeting by more than 8 degrees, with the lowest falling below 4 degrees. From Monday, skies will be clear.

The temperature will carry on down on Wednesday, but will reach 13 degrees on Thursday and drop back to 10 on Friday.

Meteorological winter is coming soon, signified by five days in a row with a daily average below 10 degrees.

Winter just around the corner
Wang Rongjiang / SHINE

People kept warm while walking on the street on Sunday.

Winter just around the corner
Wang Rongjiang / SHINE
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