Flood warnings sounded two days ago as Beijing was expected to be hit with the “worst storm in six years.” That didn’t quite happen yesterday, though something is up with the weather. Check out the pictures here, taken by various people.
(You’ll want to click into — and enlarge — this one below, taken by Radio Beijing Corporation journalist Hu Xin. He also took the video that went into the above GIF.)
It’s 2 pm and the skies are still dry — and I’m reminded that the Beijing skyline is utterly beautiful under the right conditions.
Let’s see if it holds up!
雨久见蓝天。@nytchinese pic.twitter.com/IAH84yy7dP— Emma Fish (@Emmabluefish) June 23, 2017
— Emma Fish (@Emmabluefish) June 23, 2017
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