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Cold air continuing its sweep southward
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Cold air continuing its sweep southward

North China will see warmer days after Tuesday as the cold air continues its way south, bringing cooler temperatures to some cities in southern regions.

Temperatures will see a slight jump in North and Northeast China, with lows in those regions climbing from 0 C to 5 C, according to China Meteorological Administration.

In Beijing and Tianjin, as well as Hebei province, temperatures will stabilize between 10 C and 20 C from Tuesday to Thursday.

During the period, cities along the Yellow River and some cities in South and Southwest China will officially step into a cooler autumn.

On Tuesday, the highest temperature in Shanghai, Hangzhou, capital of Zhejiang province, and the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region will be no more than 20 C. In Nanning, capital of Guangxi, the low will be below 0 C on Wednesday, according to the administration.

Some regions in Southwest China and cities along the Yangtze River will see their lowest temperatures so far this season. On Thursday, temperatures in Hefei, Anhui province, and Wuhan, Hubei province, will drop to 10 C.

Furthermore, rains will hit the majority of China in the next three days, especially in the northwest and southwest regions.

From Tuesday to Wednesday, heavy rain will batter north Sichuan, west Yunnan and north Hainan provinces, with precipitation between 25 and 70 millimeters, according to the National Meteorological Center.

On Sunday, cities in North China including Changchun, Jilin province, and Shenyang, Liaoning province, witnessed the first snowfall of the upcoming winter. In the majority of North and Northeast China, temperatures dropped by 6 to 10 C on Sunday compared to Saturday.

As temperatures drop, experts from the center reminded the public that to prevent getting a cold they should wear more clothes, do more exercise and open the windows to keep the air flow.

China DailyShen Yi

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