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China braces for rain, temperature drop

BEIJING, May 20 (Xinhua) — China’s meteorological authority said Sunday that heavy rain will lash the country’s western and southern regions over the next two days.

Rainstorms, hail and high winds are forecast to hit parts of Gansu, Ningxia, Shaanxi, Sichuan and Guizhou provinces over the next two days, the National Meteorological Center said in a statement on its website.

Parts of Guangxi and Hunan will also experience thunderstorms or hail on Tuesday, the statement said.

Temperatures in Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia and parts of northeast China will drop 4-6 degrees Celsius over the next two days, accompanied by strong winds and dust, according to the statement.

Some of these regions may even see temperatures drop by 8-10 degrees Celsius, the statement added.

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