A bit of rain in Beijing and a bit of sun in Hong Kong for Olympics

Other News Materials 10 August 2008 06:29 (UTC +04:00)

Light rain fell on Sunday morning in Beijing which could lead to delays in Olympic tennis competition while giving cyclists a welcome shower, dpa reported.

Temperatures were forecast not to exceed 30 degrees celsius in the capital while a maximum 26 were expected for the women's cycling road race just outside the Chinese capital.

Equestrian events in Hong Kong faced more testing conditions with high humidity and temperatures of up to 32 degrees amid sunny spells.

Sailors in Qingdao had to be content with a light breeze of 2 Beaufort.