A cold wave drove temperatures in Beijing below zero degrees Celsius, setting a record low for the mid-October period since 1969, the municipal meteorological authority said.

A temperature of minus 0.2 degrees at 6.44 a.m. on Sunday was the lowest recorded in the 10 days from October 11 to 20 by a city observatory since 1969, reports xinhua news agency.

The meteorological department said Beijing will see mainly sunny weather in the next three days.

–IANS

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