Summer's first week will be hot and sunny
The first week after summer was announced will be sunny and hot, according to forecasters. The solar term Xiaoman, when grain seeds grow plump, falls on Wednesday.
Monday saw a high of 30 degrees Celsius. The arrival of a weak cold front will see Monday’s low of 22 degrees dropping to 18 on Tuesday when the high will reach 29 degrees.
The remainder of the week will be a mix of sun and clouds with temperatures ranging from 19 to 30 degrees.
The Shanghai Meteorological Bureau is advising the use of sunscreen when going out in brilliant sunshine.
The coming of Xiaoman often indicates that China has entered its rain season. During this solar term, the southern parts of China will see heavy falls more frequently.