Beijing welcomes first snow of this winter

2023-12-11 Editor : Luo Pan ECNS App Download

Beijing received its first snowfall of this winter season on Sunday evening.  

Photography enthusiasts captured the snow scenery of the corner tower of the Palace Museum.  

Road traffic in Beijing was disrupted Monday morning following snowfall from Sunday evening, with more expected on Monday.  

From 7 p.m. Sunday to 8 a.m. Monday, snowfall in the city reached 5.8 mm on average. The largest precipitation was seen in Fangshan District, reaching 10.2 mm, according to data provided by the Beijing Meteorological Service.  

Around 7:30 a.m., pedestrians in Xicheng District, many escorting their children to school, were treading on icy and muddy roads.   

"A timely snow promises a good harvest, and it is expected to be better next year. Wish everyone will be happy and have a prosperous year," said Beijing resident Ms. Fang.  

According to the weather forecast, light snow will continue on Monday.


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