Explainer: The Plum Rain Season of East Asia

The East Asian rainy season, or meiyu, usually lasts from July to August. But why?

by Ned Kelly, 12 June 2021

Month of Downpours Ahead as Plum Rain Season Hits Shanghai

Thunder! Lightning! The way it's pouring is frightening...

by Ned Kelly, 15 June 2020

5 Waterproof Rain Gear Items

Stay dry during the wet summer months with these excellent water-resistant umbrellas, rain boots and raincoats.

by That's, 03 September 2019

It's Going to Be Really Hot and Rainy in Shanghai This Week

The dog days of summer are upon us.

by Urban Family, 15 July 2019

Expect Rain and Thunder All Week Long in Shanghai

It's going to be a wet and wild week.

by Urban Family, 01 July 2019

Shanghai's Plum Rain Season Will Arrive Late This Year

Shanghai won't welcome the plum rain season for at least five to seven days.

by Urban Family, 12 June 2019

A Quirky Raincoat Inspired by China's Famous Red-White-Blue Bag

How designer Luke Cardew made a raincoat with the sturdy tricolored material.

by Dominic Ngai, 10 May 2019

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