Beijing Controls Weather for Olympic Opening Ceremony

August 7, 2008 / 1 Comment

In a previous post I wrote Beijing was planing to artificially change the weather for the Olympics if they needed to. Good news, I suppose, they won't have to. How do you say "whew!" in Chinese, I wonder? The forecast will be overcast (smog?) but no rain is expected according to the China Meterological Administration. A shower in the ...

Beijing May Artificially Change Weather for Olympics

July 17, 2008 / No Comments

Beijing is pulling out all the stops in order to have clear weather for the opening ceremony of the 2008 Summer Olympics Games. The government says that if bad weather threatens then meteorologists will be asked to step in and change the weather.  Whoa! It almost makes me wish for rain, or thunderstorms and heavy winds and such just to ...