No sun in Beijing on Friday at the Olympics

Society Materials 14 August 2008 05:56 (UTC +04:00)

Low clouds and haze greeted Olympians competing outdoors on Friday at the Beijing Games, and there was also the chance of a few showers, dpa reported.

Humidity was due to drop from a sticky 89 per cent to 60 per cent later in the day with temperatures at around 30 degrees celsius, good news for archery and canoeing finals as well as preliminary matches in various sports.

The dressage riders in Hong Kong are not so well of as the team final is to take place in sweltering 35 degrees. Sailors in Qingdao could see thunderstorms in the afternoon with a light breeze forecast for the day.