Today is likely to be the coldest day this week, due to influence of the cold front, with the mercury hovering between 14 and 17 degrees Celsius, forecasters said.
Yesterday’s high in Shanghai fell to 20.5 degrees — 7.6 degrees lower than Monday. The drop saw many people swap T-shirts for thicker clothes with long sleeves.
Temperatures in suburban areas are expected to drop to 12 to 13 degrees this morning, the Shanghai Meteorological Bureau said. It is forecast to be overcast with increasing gusty winds.