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Ginkgo Leaves Turn Yellow as “Li Qiu” Approaches

Updated: 2019-08-09

The photo, taken on August 8, shows ginkgo leaves turn yellow on both sides of Furong Road (N), Kaifu District, Changsha. (Photo/Li Jian, Hunan Daily)

That day marked “Li Qiu”, the 13th of China’s 24 solar terms, which means the beginning of autumn. From that day on, summer heat would gradually withdraw, while cool autumn approaches. Every year, “Li Qiu” falls on the 7th or 8th of August.

Translator: Kuang Zhenzhen
Chinese source: hunan.voc.com.cn