Why is Chongqing so cold recently? It was the return of cold air!
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- In Chongqing at the weekend, it was overcast and rainy. “Cold!” It is the same feeling that many people in Chongqing feel about the weather recently.
At 9: 00 a.m. on the 17th, the temperature in most parts of Chongqing was less than 15 ℃, while that in Ba’nan District of the central urban area was only 12.5 ℃. The temperature at Chengkou, where the first autumn snow fell in Chongqing, was less than 11 ℃, and the coldest, Youyang, was as low as 8.3 ℃.
“In this weather, I feel sorry for the temperature if I don’t turn up the heat.” Early in the morning, Ms. Liu from University Town, Shapingba teased in moments. She pulled out her winter cotton pajamas from the wardrobe and put on her feet with thick socks.
On the street, many people put on thin down jackets as it seems to have entered the winter. On the same day, more and more citizens came to buy down jackets in a clothing store in the C Pavilion of Times Paradise Walk in Daping. “On Saturday, more than 10 best-selling thin down jackets of the store are sold in a day.” Ms. Zhao, a shop assistant, said that this has something to do with the recent sudden cold weather. “In mid-October of previous years, down jackets in the store would not have been sold like this.”
According to statistics from Chongqing Climate Center, in mid-October this year, compared with the same period of the year, the temperature in Chongqing was 1.7 ℃ lower. Why is it so cold? “The strong cooling weather in Chongqing is caused by the return of cold air from the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River, and the impact of this round of cold air on Chongqing has basically ended. On the 18th, the temperature in various parts of Chongqing will pick up slightly, especially in the northeast of Chongqing, where the temperature in some areas will warm up to above 20 ℃.” Introduction of Deng Chengzhi, chief forecaster of Chongqing Meteorological Observatory.
However, starting from the 19th, a new round of cooling rainfall is coming, this time the cooling rate will be less than the strong cooling just past. After the 21st, the weather in various parts of Chongqing may improve shortly, and there may be sunshine in the eastern region.
According to statistics, at present, the whole city of Chongqing has entered autumn, and the time of autumn in the central urban area is October 6. (Translated by Wang Junli, Fathom Language Limited)