The cloudy weather will continue until Monday when a cold front invades, bringing high winds and a drop in temperature, local forecasters said.
The city’s maximum temperature rose to 30.5 degrees Celsius yesterday and will reach 31 degrees today in cloudy and sunny weather. The mercury will drop slightly to 28 degrees on Saturday and Sunday.
A cold front is sweeping from Xinjiang towards central and eastern China today and its influence will be felt in Hangzhou next Monday as temperature plunges four to 10 degrees Celsius, accompanied by gales.
Source: Hangzhou International Center