China set for abrupt switch from warm to freezing weather in year of extremes


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[1/3] Vehicles move on a street in Beijing's Central Business District (CBD) as the city is shrouded in smog, in China November 1, 2023. REUTER/Tingshu Wang Acquire Licensing Rights BEIJING, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Temperatures in northern China are set to plunge as much as 20 degrees Celsius (68 Fahrenheit) after summer-like conditions in the final days of autumn, state forecasters said on Friday, extending a year-long trend of unusual swings in the weather. A stream of cold air entering China on Saturday from the northwest will join with another that had already arrived on Thursday to cause a sharp...